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Fire Inspectors and Investigators Salary Information in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of fire inspectors and investigators in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of fire inspectors and investigators in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Fire Inspectors and Investigators in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,560
25th Percentile Wage
$77,510
50th Percentile Wage
$91,990
75th Percentile Wage
$101,980
90th Percentile Wage
$109,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fire inspectors and investigators in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $109,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $91,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $65,560.

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
$91,990
-0.48% 10.73%
2016
$92,430
2.74% -
2015
$89,900
4.97% -
2014
$85,430
1.59% -
2013
$84,070
2.32% -
2012
$82,120
- -

Table 3. Compare Fire Inspectors and Investigators Salary in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $91,990 in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is in the middle of salary range for fire inspectors and investigators in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of fire inspectors and investigators in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is 1.0 percent (1.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Seattle-Bellevue-Everett and 26.2 percent (26.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Bremerton-Silverdale.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$92,900
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$92,720
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$91,990
Bremerton-Silverdale
$67,930



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