Permit Technician Salary

A Permit Technician earns an average wage of $16.55 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$31,240 - $51,105
(Median)
$31K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,909
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$10.00 - $24.21
(Median)
$10
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$31,240 - $51,105  
   
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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$22,728 - $51,201  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $24.21  
   
Overtime
$14.74 - $29.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
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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$22,728 - $51,201  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | 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 6%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 13%