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Fire Inspectors in Florida

Is Florida a good place for you to work as a Fire Inspector?

12.9% Jobs Projection
$60,250 Median Salary
100 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Fire Inspectors in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Fire Inspectors in Florida is growing faster than average.

  • Fire Inspectors in Florida earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Fire Inspectors Work in Florida?

970 people worked as Fire Inspectors in 2018 in this state.

There were 800 Fire Inspectors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 170 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 140 Fire Inspectors working in it, which means Florida has more Fire Inspectors than average.


Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Fire Inspectors in this state are growing at a rate of 12.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.3%.


Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 100 annual job openings, and 960 total jobs in 2026 for Fire Inspectors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,400 annual jobs and 13,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Fire Inspectors Make in Florida?

In 2018 wages for Fire Inspectors ranged from $39,330 to $94,330 with $60,250 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.91 to $45.35. The median hourly rate was $28.97.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $30.65 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.68.

The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Florida Metros for Fire Inspectors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Fire Inspectors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 320 $75,590
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 100 $66,060
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 80 $55,730
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 40 $69,210
Jacksonville, FL 30 $67,770
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 30 $62,270

Top States for Fire Inspectors Employment

View the list below to see where most Fire Inspectors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 2,120 $67,950
New Jersey 1,190 $50,610
New York 1,060 $63,600
Florida 970 $60,250
Illinois 730 $62,980
California 700 $100,880
North Carolina 480 $53,460
Ohio 340 $59,900
Tennessee 310 $63,600
Georgia 260 $50,340
Connecticut 250 $79,590
Michigan 230 $62,080
Missouri 230 $39,030
Arizona 210 $64,390
South Carolina 200 $53,520
Utah 190 $60,930
Indiana 170 $52,180
Virginia 170 $54,670
Maryland 170 $66,180
Wisconsin 160 $58,230

Below are the states where Fire Inspectors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $100,880
Oregon $90,040
District of Columbia $81,560
Connecticut $79,590
Washington $78,040
Colorado $73,250
Minnesota $70,060
Iowa $69,290
Massachusetts $69,250
Texas $67,950

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