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Average Code Enforcement Officer with Household or Property Inspection Skills Hourly Pay

$17.81
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$1,017
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The average hourly pay for a Code Enforcement Officer with Household or Property Inspection skills is $17.81.
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$13.75
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$17.81
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What Do Code Enforcement Officers Do?

Code Enforcement Officer Tasks
  • Investigate and enforce municipal, land development and property maintenance codes within city boundaries.
  • Schedule and perform systematic property maintenance inspections to maintain or achieve minimum property standards.
  • Notify responsible parties of code issues given in writing, by phone, in person and electronically.
  • Respond to and investigate allegations of violations of Municipal, Land Development and Property Maintenance Codes to determine validity of complaints and the appropriate course of action to mitigate issues.

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What Are Popular Skills for Code Enforcement Officers?

Skills in Customer Relations, Commercial Building Inspection and Construction Site Inspection are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service and Writing Procedures & Documentation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Code Enforcement Officers?

An entry-level Code Enforcement Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.65 based on 15 salaries. An early career Code Enforcement Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.34 based on 128 salaries. A mid-career Code Enforcement Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.87 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Code Enforcement Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.42 based on 68 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Code Enforcement Officer in their job title in Barberton, Ohio earn an average of 25.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (22.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (13.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 277 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.4%
Early Career
46.2%
Mid Career
15.9%
Experienced
24.5%
Late Career
7.9%