Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Home Inspector is $48,757
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Home Inspectors?
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 $40,684 based on 34 salaries. An early career Home Inspector with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,847 based on 167 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Home Inspectors Do?
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
- 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.