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Electrical Inspector Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Electrical Inspector is $27.97 per hour.
Electrical Inspector Salary (?
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$36,121 - $86,527
(Median)
36K
59K
73K
87K
MEDIAN: $58,604
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Electrical Inspector Salary (?
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$17.60 - $46.84
(Median)
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28
37
47
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$36,121 - $86,527  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
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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$37,141 - $96,153  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$17.60 - $46.84  
   
Overtime
$17.49 - $82.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
   
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).
)
$37,141 - $96,153  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Job Description for Electrical Inspector

  • Check each project for defects, omissions, violations, and other departures from correct procedures; issues notice of non-compliance where work is not correct, and directs to the attention of the Chief Electrical Inspector.
  • Ensure that all electrical work conforms to adopted electrical codes as installed.
  • Inspect all work upon completion and sign permits giving final approval for the county that the work is safe for life and property.
  • Make technical inspections of the installation of new electrical systems or modification of old electrical wiring systems, motors, equipment and related electrically operated apparatus.
  • Conduct field inspections of signs erected for compliance with electrical codes.

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Experience Affects Electrical Inspector Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%
Experienced
up arrow 2%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$60,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 18%