Fire Inspectors in Texas
Considering a career as a Fire Inspector in Texas?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Fire Inspectors in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Fire Inspectors in Texas is growing faster than average.
Fire Inspectors in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Fire Inspectors Work in Texas?
In Texas, there were 2,120 people working as Fire Inspectors in the year 2018.
There were 1,350 Fire Inspectors employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 770 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 140 Fire Inspectors working in it, which means Texas has more Fire Inspectors than average.
Job Projections for Texas
Jobs for Fire Inspectors in this state are growing at a rate of 17.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.3%.
Texas Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 180 annual Fire Inspectors job openings in Texas, and 1,630 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 Texas?
In 2018 wages for Fire Inspectors ranged from $41,190 to $79,950 with $67,950 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.8 to $38.44. The median hourly rate was $32.67.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $27.5 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $5.17.
The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Texas 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|
|El Paso, TX||310||$44,620|
|Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX||290||$70,460|
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX||180||$62,570|
Top States for Fire Inspectors Employment
The table below shows the states where most Fire Inspectors work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Fire Inspectors get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$81,560|
Related Careers in TX
You may also be interested in the following careers:
|Occupation||TX Employment Total|
|Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists||100|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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