Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers

6.4/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
1.3%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
3.5%
by 2031
WAGES
$99,040
or $47.61 hourly
VOLUME
22,870
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 1.3% (Totally Safe)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers' job openings is expected to rise 3.5% by 2031
'Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers' was $99,040, or $47.61 hourly
'Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers' are paid 116.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as fire-prevention and protection engineers?

As of 2021 there were 22,870 people employed as Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers within the United States.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 6 thousand people are employed as Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers.

Job description

Research causes of fires, determine fire protection methods, and design or recommend materials or equipment such as structural components or fire-detection equipment to assist organizations in safeguarding life and property against fire, explosion, and related hazards.

SOC Code: 17-2111.02

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