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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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 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.
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