Electrical Inspector Salary (United States)

An Electrical Inspector earns an average wage of $28.19 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Electrical Inspector Total Pay (?
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$38,657 - $85,171
(Median)
39K
59K
73K
85K
MEDIAN: $59,322
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Electrical Inspector Total Pay (?
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$17.45 - $46.37
(Median)
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28
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46
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$38,657 - $85,171  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
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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$37,718 - $92,068  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 115
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$17.45 - $46.37  
   
Overtime
$18.55 - $83.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
   
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).
)
$37,718 - $92,068  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Inspector

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

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Experience Affects Electrical Inspector Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%
Experienced
up arrow 2%
National Average
$60,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 15%
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