The average salary for a Home Inspector is $48,185.
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Home inspectors are responsible for evaluating properties, either currently or previously owned. They determine the quality and functionality of homes’ structures and systems. They most commonly work for potential home buyers who are looking to evaluate a prospective property and need to find out if there could be any undisclosed problems in the future. The main task for home inspectors is to check for defects. They inspect every aspect of the home: the plumbing and electrical systems, roofing, …Read more
Home Inspector Tasks
- Visit sites and conduct interior and exterior inspections.
- Respond to questions and concerns.
- Discuss and explain risks to the home, including environmental and mold risks.
- Document findings and explain them to clients.
Construction Site Inspection
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An entry-level Home Inspector with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,584 based on 42 salaries. An early career Home Inspector with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,067 based on 209 salaries. A mid-career Home Inspector with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,484 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Home Inspector with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,874 based on 70 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $63,465.
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Employees with Home Inspector in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 123.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (34.9% more) and Colorado Springs, Colorado (32.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (6.6% less) and Las Vegas, Nevada (4.8% less).
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