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Fire Watcher Salary
in Alabama, United States

$65,091 (USD)

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Last updated: March 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fire Watcher is $65,091 a year and $31 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Fire Watcher is between $46,618 and $80,324. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Fire Watcher. 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

  • Inspects premises of industrial plant to detect and eliminate fire hazards.
  • Inspects fire-extinguishing and fire-protection equipment to ensure equipment is operable and prepares reports listing repairs and replacements needed.
  • Patrols plant areas and notes and investigates unsafe conditions and practices which might cause or increase fire hazards.
  • Reports findings to fire marshal with recommendations for eliminating or counteracting hazards.
  • Renders first aid in emergencies.
  • Patrols plant areas in which raw and combustible materials are stored, takes temperature and pressure readings from instruments, and reports undesirable conditions or takes steps to correct such conditions.
  • May instruct employees in fire safety practices.
  • May perform tests on fire-prevention equipment in plants where explosive or flammable materials are processed.
  • May participate in fighting fires.
Fire Watcher Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Fire Inspectors and Investigators

Job family population: 11,940

Estimated population of Fire Watcher jobs: 2,921

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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