Fire Investigator

Code: 33-2021.00

Also known as: Arson Investigator, Fire Code Inspector, Fire Inspector, Fire Investigator, Fire Official, Fire Prevention Inspector, Fire Prevention Specialist, Fire Protection Specialist, Fire Safety Inspector, Fire and Explosion Investigator

Description: When a fire takes place, Fire Investigators arrive on the scene to determine the cause and origin of the fire. They must respond immediately when a fire takes place. They often working nights, weekends and holidays. Investigators typically have at least a high school degree and previous employment in the fire department or police force. They will then attend training academies as well as on-the-job training.

Fire Investigator

Typical wages

10% $39,860
25% $50,230
Median $64,610
75% $81,800
90% $100,780
10% $19.16
25% $24.15
Median $31.06
75% $39.33
90% $48.45

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 1,500