C$57,623
Avg. Salary
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A Building Inspector earns an average salary of C$59,520 per year. A skill in Construction Site Inspection is associated with high pay for this job.

C$40,433 - C$83,076
C$40K
C$58K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$57,623
10%
50%
90%
C$22.20 - C$48.72
C$22
C$34
C$49
MEDIAN: C$33.83
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$85K
Salary C$40,433 - C$83,076
Bonus C$2,100
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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C$41,640 - C$85,525
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 57
Hourly Data C$0C$54
Hourly Rate C$22.20 - C$48.72
Overtime C$39.54
Annual Data C$0C$85K
Bonus C$2,100
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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C$41,640 - C$85,525
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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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Pay by Experience Level for Building Inspector

Pay by Experience for a Building Inspector has a positive trend. An entry-level Building Inspector with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$52,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Building Inspector with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$62,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Building Inspector which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$79,000 based on 14 salaries. A Building Inspector with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$80,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$59,408

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Building Inspector

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Building Inspector Salaries

▲34%

▲33%

▲4%

National Average
C$59,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Building Inspector Salaries



National Average
C$59,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 10%