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Fire Inspector and Investigator Career Anchorage AK

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.

Anchorage Job Center Midtown
(907) 269-4759
3301 Eagle Street, Suite 101
Anchorage, AK
 
A C C F T Local 2404
(907) 562-2660
3211 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK
 
Eagle River Job Center
(907) 696-6832
11723 Old Glenn Hwy., B-4
Eagle River, AK
 
Anchorage Job Center Midtown
(907) 269-4759
3301 Eagle Street, Suite 101
Anchorage, AK
 
A C C F T Local 2404
(907) 562-2660
3211 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK
 
Anchorage Gambell Job Center
(907) 269-6414
400 Gambell Street
Anchorage, AK
 
Anchorage Job Center Muldoon
(907) 269-0000
1251 Muldoon Rd., Suite 114
Anchorage, AK
 
Alaska Public Employees Association/A F T
(907) 586-2334
211 4th St Ste 306
Juneau, AK
 
Eagle River Job Center
(907) 696-6832
11723 Old Glenn Hwy., B-4
Eagle River, AK
 
Kornfeind Training Center
(907) 479-4449
4782 Dale Rd
Fairbanks, AK
 

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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