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2021 Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Salary Guide

Enforce fire regulations, inspect forest for fire hazards, and recommend forest fire prevention or control measures. May report forest fires and weather conditions.

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Salary 2021

Salary

$42.2K

Growth

24%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Make 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $29,660 $33,380 $42,150 $66,370 $86,270
Hourly Wage $14.26 $16.05 $20.26 $31.91 $41.48

How Much Do Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Make 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$29,660
$33,380
$42,150
$66,370
$86,270
Hourly Wage
$14.26
$16.05
$20.26
$31.91
$41.48

What Do Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Do?

Enforce fire regulations, inspect forest for fire hazards, and recommend forest fire prevention or control measures. May report forest fires and weather conditions.

Also known as:

Fire Management Officer, Fire Operations Forester, Fire Prevention Officer, Fire Prevention Technician, Fire Technician, Forest Officer, Forest Patrolman, Forestry Patrolman, Wildfire Mitigation Specialist, Wildfire Prevention Specialist

  • Relay information about incidents or emergencies to personnel using phones or two-way radios.
  • Train personnel to enhance job skills.
  • Train personnel on proper operational procedures.
  • Train employees in proper work procedures.
  • Assess characteristics of fires.
  • Relay information about incidents or emergencies to personnel using phones or two-way radios.
  • Direct fire fighting or prevention activities.
  • Locate fires or fire danger areas.
  • Operate firefighting equipment.
  • Patrol natural areas to ensure safety or enforce regulations.
  • Monitor environmental conditions to detect hazards.
  • Record information about environmental conditions.
  • Inspect equipment to ensure safety or proper functioning.
  • Maintain inventories of materials, equipment, or products.
  • Provide safety training.
  • Provide educational information to the public.
  • Educate the public about fire safety or prevention.
  • Direct fire fighting or prevention activities.
  • Maintain inventories of materials, equipment, or products.
  • Maintain operational records.
  • Direct fire fighting or prevention activities.
  • Block physical access to restricted areas.
  • Inspect facilities to ensure compliance with security or safety regulations.
  • Inspect facilities to ensure compliance with fire regulations.
  • Recommend improvements to increase safety or reduce risks.

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Job Outlook

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 3,000 3,700 24% 400

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Job Outlook

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
3,000
3,700
24%
400

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Schooling & Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Less than 5 years work experience
  • 1 to 12 months on-the-job training

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Schools

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Aims Community College Fire Science/Fire-fighting. Greeley, CO 2 years: 4
: 29
Aims Community College Wildland/Forest Firefighting and Investigation. Greeley, CO 2 years: 0
Albany Technical College Fire Science/Fire-fighting. Albany, GA 2 years: 0
: 24
At least one but less than two years: 5
Allan Hancock College Wildland/Forest Firefighting and Investigation. Santa Maria, CA At least one but less than two years: 0
Allan Hancock College Fire Science/Fire-fighting. Santa Maria, CA : 21
Amarillo College Fire Science/Fire-fighting. Amarillo, TX 2 years: 1
At least one but less than two years: 2
American Public University System Fire Science/Fire-fighting. Charles Town, WV 2 years: 36
4 years: 0
Anna Maria College Fire Science/Fire-fighting. Paxton, MA 4 years: 68
More than 4 years: 0
Antelope Valley College Wildland/Forest Firefighting and Investigation. Lancaster, CA 2 years: 0
Aparicio-Levy Technical College Fire Science/Fire-fighting. Tampa, FL : 88

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Schools

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Fire Science/Fire-fighting.
Greeley, CO
2 years: 4
: 29
Wildland/Forest Firefighting and Investigation.
Greeley, CO
2 years: 0
Fire Science/Fire-fighting.
Albany, GA
2 years: 0
: 24
At least one but less than two years: 5
Wildland/Forest Firefighting and Investigation.
Santa Maria, CA
At least one but less than two years: 0
Fire Science/Fire-fighting.
Santa Maria, CA
: 21
Fire Science/Fire-fighting.
Amarillo, TX
2 years: 1
At least one but less than two years: 2
Fire Science/Fire-fighting.
Charles Town, WV
2 years: 36
4 years: 0
Fire Science/Fire-fighting.
Paxton, MA
4 years: 68
More than 4 years: 0
Wildland/Forest Firefighting and Investigation.
Lancaster, CA
2 years: 0
Fire Science/Fire-fighting.
Tampa, FL
: 88

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Jobs .

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
FIRE WATCHMAN Georgia Employer Moultrie, Georgia 10/26/2021 No
Tobacco Prevention Specialist Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital St. Johnsbury, Vermont 10/27/2021 No

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Jobs .

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Georgia Employer
Moultrie, Georgia
10/26/2021
No
Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital
St. Johnsbury, Vermont
10/27/2021
No

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Salary Guide 2021

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