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Fire Inspectors in Kentucky

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$43,310 Median Salary
  • Fire Inspectors in Kentucky earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Fire Inspectors Work in Kentucky?

In Kentucky, there were 130 people working as Fire Inspectors in the year 2018.

There were 120 Fire Inspectors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Fire Inspectors in KY Employment Trend

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

Fire Inspectors in KY vs. the Average State

What do Fire Inspectors Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Fire Inspectors ranged from $32,520 to $58,910 with $43,310 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.64 to $28.32. The median hourly rate was $20.82.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $20.8 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.02.

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

Fire Inspectors Earnings: KY vs. National Average

Top Kentucky 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
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 100 $72,330
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 40 $49,860

Top States for Fire Inspectors Employment

The table below shows the states 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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