Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers

5.8/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
9%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
6.1%
by 2030
WAGES
$94,240
or $45.30 hourly
VOLUME
23,780
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 9% (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 6.1% by 2030
'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 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers' was $94,240, or $45.30 hourly
'Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers' are paid 124.6% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 23,780 people employed as Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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