A Building Code Inspector earns an average salary of $51,305 per year.
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$35,113 - $79,804
$35K
$51K
$80K
MEDIAN: $51,305
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$14.78 - $29.48
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MEDIAN: $22.75
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,113 - $79,804  
   
Total Pay (?
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$32,341 - $74,654  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.78 - $29.48  
   
Overtime
$37.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Total Pay (?
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$32,341 - $74,654  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Job Description for Building Code Inspector

Building code inspectors are responsible for overseeing and inspecting that building codes are followed and implementing strict regulations to prevent accidents. These individuals must be organized, good problem-solvers, and able to multitask with ease on a variety of projects. They will occasionally attend training sessions to stay up-to-date with new policies and building codes, and should always update their extensive knowledge of plumbing, electrical, and construction regulations.

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Building Code Inspector Tasks

  • Maintain an up-to-date working knowledge of all codes, city ordinances, state laws, and federal regulations that govern the process and procedures for construction and building operations.
  • Create and file detailed reports documenting the results of each investigation.
  • Investigate violations of building code ordinances.
  • Conduct independent inspections at construction sites to ensure compliance with city codes and zoning ordinances.

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Pay by Experience Level for Building Code Inspector

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Building Code Inspector

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
040
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Building Code Inspector Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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