Electrical Inspector Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Electrical Inspectors in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $27.38 per hour nationwide. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Electrical Inspectors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,524 - $98,035
$37K
$60K
$98K
MEDIAN: $60,410
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$16.86 - $42.93
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$0$98K
Salary $36,524 - $98,035
Bonus $1,800
Total Pay (?
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$36,579 - $98,450
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 61
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $16.86 - $42.93
Overtime $10.25 - $62.15
Annual Data $0$98K
Bonus $1,800
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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$36,579 - $98,450
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 67

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Job Description for Electrical Inspector

Electrical inspectors are responsible for facilitating the supervision of electrical projects, ensuring that facilities are up-to-code, troubleshooting, and conducting electrical tests and inspections. They follow specific manuals to conduct their evaluations, create detailed reports based on their observations, and generally report their progress to a supervisor.

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Electrical Inspector Tasks

  • 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.
  • Inspect all work upon completion and sign permits giving final approval for the county that the work is safe for life and property.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Inspector

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Inspector has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Inspector with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Inspector with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Electrical Inspector which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 54 salaries. An Electrical Inspector with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 48 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as an Electrical Inspector?

Electrical Inspector in Napa:
"You'll never run out of work."
Safety really does come first .this really is a production based ocupation, with lots of opertunity for advancement.

Electrical Inspector in Atlanta:
"Equal pay."
All way compare your salary.

Electrical Inspector in Charleston:
"Pay scale."
Find out if there are raises and reward for good service to community.

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Key Stats for Electrical Inspector

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
35%
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Experience Affects Electrical Inspector Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 15%
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