Permit Technician Salary

A Permit Technician earns an average wage of $15.92 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Customer Service is associated with high pay for this job.

$30,689 - $52,404
(Median)
$31K
$40K
$52K
MEDIAN: $39,871
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90%

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$11.07 - $24.77
(Median)
$11
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,689 - $52,404  
   
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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$24,479 - $52,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$11.07 - $24.77  
   
Overtime
$0.75 - $63.25  
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).
)
$24,479 - $52,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Permit Technician

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

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Experience Affects Permit Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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