The annual and hourly salary statistics of fire inspectors and investigators in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of fire inspectors and investigators in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$69,810|
|25th Percentile Wage||$77,950|
|50th Percentile Wage||$92,720|
|75th Percentile Wage||$105,250|
|90th Percentile Wage||$120,840|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fire inspectors and investigators in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $69,810.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of fire inspectors and investigators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $92,720, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is the second highest paying city for fire inspectors and investigators in state of Washington, following the highest paying city Seattle-Bellevue-Everett (median annual salary of $92,900). Compared with Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, the median annual salary of fire inspectors and investigators in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is .2 percent (.2%) lower.
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