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Fire Inspectors in Michigan

Considering a career as a Fire Inspector in Michigan?

3.8% Jobs Projection
$62,080 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Fire Inspectors in Michigan is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Fire Inspectors Work in Michigan?

In Michigan, there were 230 people working as Fire Inspectors in the year 2018.

There were 250 Fire Inspectors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Fire Inspectors in this state are growing at a rate of 3.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.3%.


Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 30 annual Fire Inspectors job openings in Michigan, and 270 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Fire Inspectors Make in Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Fire Inspectors ranged from $28,230 to $83,930 with $62,080 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.57 to $40.35. The median hourly rate was $29.85.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $31.49 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.64.

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


Top Michigan 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
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 120 $71,340

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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