Permit Technician Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Permit Technician is $15.61 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Permit Technician Total Pay (?
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$25,534 - $51,759
(Median)
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36K
49K
MEDIAN: $38,800
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Permit Technician Total Pay (?
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$9.97 - $24.31
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24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,534 - $51,759  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
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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$21,788 - $51,164  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $24.31  
   
Overtime
$7.50 - $51.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
   
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).
)
$21,788 - $51,164  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Job Description for Permit Technician

  • File blueprints, permits, drawings, and other paper material.
  • Coordinate with examiners and inspectors to design and develop customers handouts and checklists.
  • Manage, maintain, retrieve, and organize data electronically.
  • Issue and track all permits throughout the course of the permitting process.
  • Build strong rapport with Town and City Hall personnel and other staff.

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Experience Affects Permit Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$37,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 7%
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