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Fire Inspectors in South Carolina

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

$53,520 Median Salary
  • Fire Inspectors in South Carolina earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Fire Inspectors Work in South Carolina?

In 2018, there were 200 Fire Inspectors working in the state.

There were 290 Fire Inspectors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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What do Fire Inspectors Make in South Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Fire Inspectors ranged from $33,010 to $76,320 with $53,520 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.87 to $36.69. The median hourly rate was $25.73.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $21.93 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $3.80.

The median salary in South Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top South Carolina 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
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 160 $58,430
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 60 $38,920
Columbia, SC 40 $60,750

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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