Construction and Building Inspector Salary

The average pay for a Construction and Building Inspector is $54,060 per year.
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$35,280 - $91,818
$35K
$55K
$92K
MEDIAN: $55,437
10%
50%
90%

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$15.29 - $35.30
$15
$22
$35
MEDIAN: $21.52
10%
50%
90%

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$0$91K
Salary $35,280 - $91,818
Bonus $1,017
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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$32,981 - $86,771
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 83
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $15.29 - $35.30
Overtime $25.59 - $54.12
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $1,017
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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$32,981 - $86,771
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

Job Description for Construction and Building Inspector

Most construction and building inspectors are involved with making sure that buildings are up to code with laws and standards on the local and national level. A large number of inspectors check buildings, but many also check things like dams, highways, bridges, sewer systems, and homes. This includes checking the ordinances, zoning regulations, and contract specifications to ensure it is in accordance with laws.

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Construction and 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.

Common Career Paths for Construction and Building Inspector


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Construction and Building Inspector Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Construction and Building Inspector

Pay by Experience for a Construction and Building Inspector has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction and Building Inspector with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 61 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction and 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 $51,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Construction and Building Inspector which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 47 salaries. A Construction and 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 $65,000 based on 38 salaries.

Construction and Building Inspector Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Construction and Building Inspector?

Construction and Building Inspector in New Port Richey:
"Restoration and renovation."
Pros: Customer satisfaction and uncapped income.
Cons: Can't please everyone and some people want major discounts.

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Key Stats for Construction and Building Inspector

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Construction and Building Inspector Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Construction and Building Inspector Salaries

National Average
$53,000

Commercial Building Inspection
▼1%

Construction Site Inspection
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 21%