Average Building Inspector Salary

Average Building Inspector Salary

$53,577
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$36k
MEDIAN
$54k
90%
$77k

The average salary for a Building Inspector is $53,577

Base Salary
$36k - $77k
Bonus
$196 - $9k
Total Pay
$36k - $82k
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What Do Building Inspectors Do?

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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Job Satisfaction for Building Inspector

4.2 out of 5
(78)
Highly Satisfied
6Reviews
Based on 78 responses, the job of Building Inspector has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.15 out of 5. On average, Building Inspectors are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
85.8%
Female
14.2%
This data is based on 183 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

84%

Dental

65%

Vision

56%

None

15%