• Fire Inspectors and Investigators
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 53,340
    $39,090 range bar $75,930
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Fire inspectors examine buildings to detect fire hazards and ensure that federal, state, and local fire codes are met. Fire investigators determine the origin and cause of fires and explosions.

What do they typically do

  • Review emergency evacuation plans
  • Search for fire hazards
  • Conduct fire and safety education programs
  • Inspect gasoline storage tanks and air compressors
  • Review building plans with developers
  • Test fire alarms, sprinklers, and other fire protection equipment
  • Conduct follow-up visits when a violation is found
  • Ensure that buildings comply with fire codes

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.8%
Job Opening 49

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