Fire Inspectors and Investigators Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for fire inspectors and investigators in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of fire inspectors and investigators among Michigan metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Fire Inspectors and Investigators in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,980
25th Percentile Wage
$51,470
50th Percentile Wage
$65,510
75th Percentile Wage
$76,140
90th Percentile Wage
$83,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fire inspectors and investigators in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,980.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of fire inspectors and investigators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,510
-3.77% 12.12%
2016
$67,980
5.93% -
2015
$63,950
5.57% -
2014
$60,390
3.97% -
2013
$57,990
0.72% -
2012
$57,570
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Fire Inspectors and Investigators in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of fire inspectors and investigators in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of fire inspectors and investigators in state of Michigan ranges from $49,260 to $73,330. The highest paying area for fire inspectors and investigators in Michigan is Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills with a median annual salary of $73,330. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Warren-Livonia (mean annual salary $70,480). The lowest paying area is Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $49,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$73,330
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$70,480
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$66,640
Ann Arbor
$54,500
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$49,260




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