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10.9% Jobs Projection
$63,600 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Fire Inspectors Work in New York?

In 2018, there were 1,060 Fire Inspectors working in the state.

There were 520 Fire Inspectors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 540 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Fire Inspectors in this state are growing at a rate of 10.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.3%.


New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 60 annual Fire Inspectors job openings in New York, and 610 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 New York?

In 2018 wages for Fire Inspectors ranged from $41,890 to $96,120 with $63,600 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.14 to $46.21. The median hourly rate was $30.58.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $29.47 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.11.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New York 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,660 $57,390
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 80 $71,590
Rochester, NY 40 $47,980
Syracuse, NY 30 $58,830

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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