Career Outlook for Fire Inspectors and Investigators

Also known as:  Arson Investigator, Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, Certified Fire Investigator, Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator, CFEI, Fire Hazard Inspector, Fire Investigator, Fire Prevention Inspector, Fire Safety Inspector
The overall job outlook for Fire Inspector or Investigator careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 4.40 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of -0.73 percent per year. Demand for Fire Inspectors and Investigators is expected to go up, with an expected 3,050 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.92 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Fire Inspectors and Investigators in the following states
California 1,920
New Jersey 1,170
Florida 1,020
Texas 820
New York 790
North Carolina 500
Ohio 430
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Fire Inspectors and Investigators
Idaho 30
Vermont 30
North Dakota 30
West Virginia 40
Arkansas 50
Rhode Island 60
Maine 70