Fire Inspectors and Investigators Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for fire inspectors and investigators in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of fire inspectors and investigators among Washington 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 Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,740
25th Percentile Wage
$70,860
50th Percentile Wage
$86,370
75th Percentile Wage
$101,730
90th Percentile Wage
$117,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fire inspectors and investigators in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $117,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,740.

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
$86,370
-3.38% 9.73%
2016
$89,290
0.07% -
2015
$89,230
-2.05% -
2014
$91,060
13.15% -
2013
$79,090
1.42% -
2012
$77,970
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of fire inspectors and investigators in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of fire inspectors and investigators in state of Washington ranges from $67,930 to $92,900. The highest paying area for fire inspectors and investigators in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $92,900. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $92,720). The lowest paying area is Bremerton-Silverdale with a median annual salary of $67,930.

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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