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Fire Inspector

What is Fire Inspection?

Fire inspectors examine buildings to detect fire hazards and ensure that federal, state and local fire codes are met. Fire investigators determine the origin and cause of fires and explosions. Forest fire inspectors and prevention specialists assess fire hazards in both public and residential areas.

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Fire Inspector

It’s all in the numbers. Choose your personal STEM path, and discover a multitude of possibilities. From certificate to doctorate and associate to graduate - learn more about creating your career in the world of STEM.

Total Jobs

403

Starting Salary

$45,472

Average

Median Salary

$67,072

Average

Experienced Salary

$95,100

Average

Jobs Added

4

Last 3 Years

Expected Job Growth in DFW

4%

Next 3 Years | National: 3%

Fire Inspector Educational Pathway

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The academic requirements for specific STEM career tracks vary as much as the disciplines. For some fields, an advanced degree is a must, but for others, it depends on your career goals. Whatever your path, here is a summary of the degree options available to you along the way.

  • Required Education: vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree
  • Entry Level Degree: postsecondary nondegree award
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    High School Endorsement

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    Certificate Entry Level Degree

  • Associates

    Associate Degree

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