Average Building Inspector Salary in Melbourne, Victoria

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The average salary for a Building Inspector in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$70,986.
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AU$52k - AU$99k
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AU$53k - AU$99k

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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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Popular Skills for Building Inspector

Skills in Residential, Technical Writing and Construction Site Inspection are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Commercial Building Inspection.

Pay by Experience Level for Building Inspector

An early career Building Inspector with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$70,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Building Inspector with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$96,133 based on 4 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$67,295.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Building Inspector in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 10.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (7.1% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (5.7% more).

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