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Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists in Oregon

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14.3% Jobs Projection
$65,220 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists in Oregon is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Work in Oregon?

In 2018, there were 50 Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists working in the state.

There were 50 Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

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The typical state has 100 Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists working in it, which means Oregon has fewer Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists than average.

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Job Projections for Oregon

Jobs for Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 14.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 29.4%.

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Oregon Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 10 annual job openings, and a total of 80 jobs for Oregon Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 200 annual jobs and 2,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Make in Oregon?

In 2018 wages for Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists ranged from $48,200 to $68,600 with $65,220 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $23.17 to $32.98. The median hourly rate was $31.35.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $29.82 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.53.

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

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Top States for Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Employment

View the list below to see where most Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 340 $76,770
Arkansas 200 $34,330
Mississippi 170 $26,770
Texas 100 $58,140
Colorado 80 $39,520
Oregon 50 $65,220
Alabama 40 $31,360

Below are the states where Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $76,770
Oregon $65,220
Texas $58,140
Colorado $39,520
Arkansas $34,330
Alabama $31,360
Mississippi $26,770

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