Code Enforcement Officer Salary (United States)

A Code Enforcement Officer earns an average salary of $39,268 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Code Enforcement Officer Total Pay (?
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$27,619 - $59,536
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MEDIAN: $39,268
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Code Enforcement Officer Total Pay (?
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$11.94 - $26.85
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$27,619 - $59,536  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $400.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,436 - $56,986  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 137
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $26.85  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $32.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $400.00  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,436 - $56,986  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 137
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Job Description for Code Enforcement Officer

  • Notify responsible parties of code issues given in writing, by phone, in person and electronically.
  • Respond to and investigate allegations of violations of Municipal, Land Development and Property Maintenance Codes to determine validity of complaints and the appropriate course of action to mitigate issues.
  • Investigate and enforce municipal, land development and property maintenance codes within city boundaries.
  • Schedule and perform systematic property maintenance inspections to maintain or achieve minimum property standards.

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Pay by Experience Level for Code Enforcement Officer

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

Experience Affects Code Enforcement Officer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%
Late-Career
up arrow 20%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$38,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 12%
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