Construction and Building Inspector Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Construction and Building Inspector is $53,998 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
Construction and Building Inspector Total Pay (?
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$37,232 - $83,717
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $53,997
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Construction and Building Inspector Total Pay (?
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$13.94 - $31.79
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$37,232 - $83,717  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,022  
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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$31,910 - $82,889  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.94 - $31.79  
   
Overtime
$21.12 - $49.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,022  
   
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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$31,910 - $82,889  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 224
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Job Description for Construction and Building Inspector
  • Document and report on code violations and poor compliance, including suggestions for bringing sites up to code.
  • Interpret and understand building codes, convey necessary information in documentation, and verbally.
  • Identify changes in plans or construction that affect codes and communicate the situation.
  • Visit sites and conduct interior and exterior inspections.
  • Approve final inspection certificates.

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Pay by Experience Level for Construction and Building Inspector
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Construction and Building Inspector Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%
Experienced
up arrow 14%
National Average
$50,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
23%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 19%
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