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Fire Inspectors and Investigators

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

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Skills Needed

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Wages

This following graph displays the lower, median and upper income potential of the job.

 
  • Lower Income Salary $59k
  • Median Income Salary$89k
  • Upper Income Salary $109k

Employment Projections for this Job

 

Education Pathway

High school courses

  • Below A rigorous high school STEM education - versus the minimum required for graduation - prepares students to come up with creative solutions to tough problems, better preparing them for college and new careers.

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Degree Levels Offered

    • FIRE TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT-AAS
    • Fire Instructor I
    • Fire Suppression-AAS
    • FST URBAN FIRE FIGHTING-AAS
    • Fire Science Technology-AAS
    • Firefighter I

Education by degree The following are the total graduates from all the Nevada System of Higher Education institutions in 2014-2015 school year.

  • 43

    Associate's Degree

  • 8

    Certificate Of Less Than One Year