Average Mid-Career Building Inspector Salary in Australia

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Building Inspector in Australia is AU$77,279.
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AU$55k - AU$110k
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AU$56k - AU$115k

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Job Description for Building Inspector

Building Inspector Tasks
  • Visit sites and conduct interior and exterior inspections.
  • Approve final inspection certificates.
  • Identify changes in plans or construction that affect codes and communicate the situation.
  • Document and report on code violations and poor compliance, including suggestions for bringing sites up to code.
  • Interpret and understand building codes, convey necessary information in documentation, and verbally.

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Pay by Experience Level for Building Inspector

An entry-level Building Inspector with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$57,325 based on 16 salaries. An early career Building Inspector with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$62,773 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Building Inspector with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$93,027 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$77,406.

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