Entry-Level Construction Inspector Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Construction Inspector is $20.30 per hour. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$36,433 - $68,434
$36K
$49K
$68K
MEDIAN: $49,138
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50%
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$14.56 - $29.76
$15
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20.11
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$36,433 - $68,434  
   
Bonus
$200.00 - $3,750  
Profit Sharing
$1,410  
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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$32,090 - $67,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.56 - $29.76  
   
Hourly Tips
$8.33  
Overtime
$20.89 - $41.94  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$200.00 - $3,750  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,410  
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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$32,090 - $67,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 330

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National Average: $46,918

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Construction Inspector Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Construction Inspector in Wylie:
"Limited Authority."
Be prepared to not be able to make certain decisions that are reserved for engineers.

Key Stats for Construction Inspector

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Construction Inspector Salaries

Project Management
▲12%

autodesk autocad
▲10%

Project
▲9%

Microsoft Word
▲8%

Microsoft Excel
▲7%

AutoCAD
▲7%

Construction Site Inspection
▲4%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲3%

Microsoft Office
▲2%

National Average
$47,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 24%
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