How much does a Fire Inspector make in Chicago, IL? The average Fire Inspector salary in Chicago, IL is $68,304 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $52,201 and $81,900. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Fire Inspector conducts inspections of new and existing buildings to ensure compliance with fire and safety codes. Prepares reports and issues violation documents and defines remedies. Being a Fire Inspector conducts fire investigations. Knowledge of codes and ordinances, construction and alarm systems. Additionally, Fire Inspector has completed fire inspection training and may require certification as Uniform Fire Code Inspector and /or other local licensing. Typically requires associate degree. The Fire Inspector has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. To be a Fire Inspector typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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