A Building Inspector in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$75,000 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$45,672 - AU$100,945
AU$46K
AU$75K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$75,000
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Salary AU$45,672 - AU$100,945
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AU$32,149 - AU$100,807
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Building Inspector

A building inspector plays a key role in the proper construction of buildings and ongoing maintenance of safe occupancy of these structures; most building inspectors are hired by contracting or engineering companies to accomplish these goals. There are also private consulting inspection firms which contract their services to smaller operations in the construction or maintenance fields. State and local authorities also use building inspectors to sign-off on new structures or remodeled buildings to certify them as safe for human use.

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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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Key Stats for Building Inspector

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Building Inspector Salaries

▲21%

▲4%

National Average
AU$74,000

▼5%

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%