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Arson Investigator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$60,105 (USD)

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Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Arson Investigator is $60,105 a year and $29 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for an Arson Investigator is between $43,292 and $74,049. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Arson Investigator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Investigates and examines evidence of fires to determine causes and testifies as expert witness in court.
  • Examines sites of fires and collects evidence to ascertain causes of fires, utilizing knowledge and experience in fire fighting and fire investigation techniques and equipment.
  • Takes photographs of fire damage and evidence of fire causes and stores evidence in vault.
  • Interrogates persons reporting fires, fire fighter, police, and others to obtain information.
  • Compiles investigation results, determines probable causes of fire, and reports results to superiors.
  • Cooperates with police and insurance companies to investigate reports of fires and stolen flammable materials.
  • Swears out warrants for arrest of suspected arsonists.
  • Gives testimony in court cases involving fires, suspected arson, and false fire alarms.
  • Investigates false fire alarm in cooperation with police.
  • Maintains records of convicted arsonists and arson suspects.
  • Responds to calls from schools and parents to instruct children in dangers of fires.
Arson Investigator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Fire Inspectors and Investigators

Job family population: 11,940

Estimated population of Arson Investigator jobs: 1,576

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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