Salary for Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers

Also known as:  Fire Prevention Engineer, Fire Protection Engineer, Industrial Safety Engineer, Product Safety Engineer, Product Safety Test Engineer, System Safety Engineer

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The role of fire-prevention and protection engineers in an organization is to determine the scope of potential fire and explosion hazards, and to install equipment to mitigate these risks. In some cases, these professionals may suggest structural changes or modifications to proposed structural designs in order to reduce the risk of fire. This may include the incorporation or removal of specific materials. Additionally, these professionals may investigate the causes of fires, and determine fire protection methods based on their findings. They must be aware of, and maintain compliance with, laws and regulations governing fire safety. A Bachelor's degree is required for this profession.

A Fire-Prevention or Protection Engineer usually receives an average compensation of between 56000 and 84000 based on tenure level. Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers will usually earn an average wage of Seventy Seven Thousand Six Hundred dollars each year.

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers are paid at the highest average level in Connecticut, where they can get wages of approximating $89770. People who work inside these careers can expect the most salary in Information, which has an average salary rate of $91810.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 17.32 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers tend to make the most in the following industries
Finance and Insurance $91,810
Information $86,600
Utilities $85,280
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $83,270
Public Administration $82,700
Management of Companies and Enterprises $81,690
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Health Care and Social Assistance $58,080
Construction $69,400
Educational Services $69,630
Transportation and Warehousing $72,460
Wholesale Trade $77,140
Other Services (except Public Administration) $77,480
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