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Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers

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.

Salary Breakdown

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers

Average

$75,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$49,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$78,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$108,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers

280

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers


Top Expected Tasks

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Engineering and Technology

KNOWLEDGE

Design

KNOWLEDGE

Building and Construction

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

Physics

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Complex Problem Solving

SKILL

Speaking

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Inductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension


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