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Fire Inspectors in Oregon

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

14.3% Jobs Projection
$90,040 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Fire Inspectors Work in Oregon?

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

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

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


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


Job Projections for Oregon

Jobs for Fire Inspectors in this state are growing at a rate of 14.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.3%.


Oregon Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Fire Inspectors job openings in Oregon, and 160 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 Oregon?

In 2018 wages for Fire Inspectors ranged from $69,350 to $111,130 with $90,040 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $33.34 to $53.43. The median hourly rate was $43.29.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $43.14 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.15.

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


Top Oregon 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
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 80 $90,980

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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