Building Code Inspector Salary

A Building Code Inspector earns an average salary of $51,034 per year.
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$37,211 - $94,646
$37K
$56K
$95K
MEDIAN: $56,138
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50%
90%

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$15.28 - $30.59
$15
$23
$31
MEDIAN: $23.22
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$0$94K
Salary $37,211 - $94,646
Bonus $2,200
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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$34,577 - $87,807
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 83
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $15.28 - $30.59
Overtime $21.14 - $43.51
Annual Data $0$87K
Bonus $2,200
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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$34,577 - $87,807
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

Job Description for Building Code Inspector

Building code inspectors are responsible for overseeing and inspecting that building codes are followed and implementing strict regulations to prevent accidents. These individuals must be organized, good problem-solvers, and able to multitask with ease on a variety of projects. They will occasionally attend training sessions to stay up-to-date with new policies and building codes, and should always update their extensive knowledge of plumbing, electrical, and construction regulations.

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Building Code Inspector Tasks

  • Investigate violations of building code ordinances.
  • Conduct independent inspections at construction sites to ensure compliance with city codes and zoning ordinances.
  • Maintain an up-to-date working knowledge of all codes, city ordinances, state laws, and federal regulations that govern the process and procedures for construction and building operations.
  • Create and file detailed reports documenting the results of each investigation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Building Code Inspector

Pay by Experience for a Building Code Inspector has a positive trend. An entry-level Building Code Inspector with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Building Code Inspector with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Building Code Inspector which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 38 salaries. A Building Code Inspector with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Building Code Inspector

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Building Code Inspector Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 9%