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Fire Inspector and Investigator Career Aberdeen SD

Fire inspectors and investigators are expected to grow as fast as the average for all occupations. As cities and other areas grow, there are more buildings to inspect and fires to investigate. Employment of fire inspectors and investigators should grow along with the population.

South Dakota Career Center
(605) 626-2340
420 S Roosevelt St
Aberdeen, SD
 
Aberdeen Area Career Planning Center
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420 S Roosevelt St
Aberdeen, SD
 
Cornerstones Career Learning Center -Aberdeen Office
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Aberdeen, SD
 
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Merchant Job Training & Safety
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2204 Derdall Dr
Brookings, SD
 
South Dakota Department Of Labor - Aberdeen Local Office
(605) 626-2340
420 South Roosevelt St.
Aberdeen, SD
 
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(605) 226-2116
714 S Main St Ste 1
Aberdeen, SD
 
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(605) 226-1263
617 S 15th St
Aberdeen, SD
 
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124 East Dakota
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910 4th St Ste H
Brookings, SD
 

Fire Inspector and Investigator Career


Career Outlook

Current and Projected Employment.

Career Overview

Inspect buildings to detect fire hazards and enforce local ordinances and State laws. Investigate and gather facts to determine cause of fires and explosions.

Salary for Fire Inspectors and Investigators



 25th
Percentile
75th
Percentile
Mean
U.S. $40,500
($19.47)
$67,020
($32.22)
$54,840
($26.37)
Annual figures are on top. Hourly figures are below in parentheses.
N/A = Information not available

2008 Employment 16,600
2018 Employment 18,100
Employment Change 1,500
Growth Rate 9%

Employment change. Fire inspectors and investigators are expected to grow as fast as the average for all occupations. As cities and other areas grow, there are more buildings to inspect and fires to investigate. Employment of fire inspectors and investigators should grow along with the population.

Job prospects. Jobseekers should expect keen competition . Those who have completed some fire suppression education at a community college, have experience in fire suppression, or have experience and training related to criminal investigation should have an advantage.


Related Occupations

Unfortunately, no related occupation data exists for this profession.

Additional Resources

For additional information related to training for fire inspectors and investigators, contact State or local code enforcement officials, fire departments, fire marshals, or:

  • National Fire Academy, 16825 South Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD 21727. Internet: http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/nfa/

Sources: O∗Net data version 12.0
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Department of Labor

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