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Working as a Fire Prevention Captain

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a fire prevention captain. For example, did you know that they make an average of $23.97 an hour? That's $49,856 a year!

What Does a Fire Prevention Captain Do

When it comes to the most important skills required to be a fire prevention captain, we found that a lot of resumes listed 70.8% of fire prevention captains included fire prevention, while 16.7% of resumes included dod, and 12.5% of resumes included comp. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.

How To Become a Fire Prevention Captain

If you're interested in becoming a fire prevention captain, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 16.7% of fire prevention captains have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 5.6% of fire prevention captains have master's degrees. Even though some fire prevention captains have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a fire prevention captain. When we researched the most common majors for a fire prevention captain, we found that they most commonly earn high school diploma degrees or associate degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on fire prevention captain resumes include bachelor's degree degrees or diploma degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a fire prevention captain. In fact, many fire prevention captain jobs require experience in a role such as cashier. Meanwhile, many fire prevention captains also have previous career experience in roles such as service manager or sales representative.

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Average Salary$49,856

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Average Salary for a Fire Prevention Captain

Fire Prevention Captains in America make an average salary of $49,856 per year or $24 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $66,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $37,000 per year.
Average Salary
$49,856

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Job TitleCompanyCompanyStart DateSalary
Fire Prevention Captain
Fire Prevention Captain
City of Reno, Nv
City of Reno, Nv
11/20/2019
11/20/2019
$88,79511/20/2019
$88,795

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Fire Prevention Captain Demographics

Gender

male

65.0 %

female

27.5 %

unknown

7.5 %

Ethnicity

White

69.2 %

Hispanic or Latino

14.3 %

Black or African American

11.3 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

100.0 %
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Fire Prevention Captain Education

Degrees

High School Diploma

33.3 %

Associate

33.3 %

Bachelors

16.7 %

Top Colleges for Fire Prevention Captains

1. Stanford University

Stanford, CA

In-State Tuition
$51,354
Enrollment
7,083

2. University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

In-State Tuition
$6,381
Enrollment
34,564

3. University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

In-State Tuition
$56,225
Enrollment
19,548

4. Villanova University

Villanova, PA

In-State Tuition
$53,308
Enrollment
6,819

5. San Diego State University

San Diego, CA

In-State Tuition
$7,488
Enrollment
30,018

6. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

In-State Tuition
$55,584
Enrollment
10,764

7. SUNY Stony Brook

Stony Brook, NY

In-State Tuition
$9,625
Enrollment
17,407

8. Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green, OH

In-State Tuition
$11,105
Enrollment
13,729

9. University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

In-State Tuition
$14,760
Enrollment
31,451

10. The University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Knoxville, TN

In-State Tuition
$13,006
Enrollment
22,653
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Top Fire Prevention Captain Employers

1. Lockheed Martin
4.9
Avg. Salary: 
$100,893
Fire Prevention Captains Hired: 
5+
2. City of Reno
4.3
Avg. Salary: 
$35,092
Fire Prevention Captains Hired: 
1+
3. Black Diamond Equipment
3.8
Avg. Salary: 
$39,794
Fire Prevention Captains Hired: 
1+
4. Wayne Township Fire Department
3.8
Avg. Salary: 
$40,258
Fire Prevention Captains Hired: 
1+

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Updated October 2, 2020