Average Early-Career Building Inspector Salary in Australia

AU$62,773
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AU$1,750
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The average salary for an Early-Career Building Inspector in Australia is AU$62,773.
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A$51k
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A$63k
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A$94k
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AU$51k - AU$94k
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AU$0 - AU$2k
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AU$52k - AU$96k

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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. A mid-career Building Inspector with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$77,279 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Building Inspector with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$93,027 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$77,406.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 53 survey responses.
Entry Level
30.2%
Mid Career
24.5%
Experienced
22.6%
Late Career
22.6%

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