Average Home Inspector Salary

$48,185
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,000
Bonus
$9,750
Commission
$5,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Home Inspector is $48,185.
10%
$31k
MEDIAN
$48k
90%
$85k
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Salary
$31k - $85k
Bonus
$51 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Commission
$3k - $24k
Total Pay
$29k - $84k

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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.

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Skills in Household or Property Inspection, Real Estate, Customer Service and Construction Site Inspection are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting.

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.
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).

This data is based on 444 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.5%
Early Career
47.1%
Mid Career
16.4%
Experienced
15.8%
Late Career
11.3%