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Fire Inspectors and Investigators Salary Information in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Fire Inspectors and Investigators in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

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
$92,720
0.81% 4.36%
2016
$91,970
2.13% -
2015
$90,010
-4.59% -
2014
$94,140
2.34% -
2013
$91,940
3.55% -
2012
$88,680
- -

Table 3. Compare Fire Inspectors and Investigators Salary in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue with Other Washington Cities

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.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington.