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Fire Inspectors in West Virginia

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Fire Inspectors in West Virginia

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$37,170 Median Salary
  • Fire Inspectors in West Virginia earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Fire Inspectors Work in West Virginia?

There were approximately 60 workers employed as Fire Inspectors in this state in 2018.

There were 50 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 West Virginia has fewer Fire Inspectors than average.


What do Fire Inspectors Make in West Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Fire Inspectors ranged from $26,570 to $80,130 with $37,170 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.77 to $38.53. The median hourly rate was $17.87.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $18.11 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.24.

The median salary in West Virginia is higher than the nationwide median salary.


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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