Fire Inspectors and Investigators Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual salaries for fire inspectors and investigators in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1. The comparison of the salary statistics of fire inspectors and investigators amongst Michigan areas is shown in Table 2. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual Salary of Fire Inspectors and Investigators in Michigan (2018 Survey)

Percentile bracketAverage annual salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,230
25th Percentile Wage
$46,270
50th Percentile Wage
$62,080
75th Percentile Wage
$75,180
90th Percentile Wage
$83,930

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 $83,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,230.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of fire inspectors and investigators from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$62,080
-5.53% 7.26%
2017
$65,510
-3.77% -
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 (2018 Survey)

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 $20,210 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 $71,340). The lowest paying area is Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $20,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$73,330
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$71,340
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$66,640
Ann Arbor
$54,500
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$49,260
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$20,210




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