Building Inspector Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Building Inspector, Construction Inspector

What is the average annual salary for Building Inspector?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Building Inspector may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Building Inspector in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Building Inspector in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Building Inspector in the United States is $50,855 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Building Inspector in the United States are expected to make less than $50,855.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $50,855
  • 10%$33,847
  • 25%$41,952
  • 75%$56,659
  • 90%$61,944

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Job Description for Building Inspector

Inspects initial construction and additional repairs to ensure adherence to contract specifications, building ordinances, and zoning laws. May be assigned to residential or commercial structures. May require an advanced degree and at least 0-2 years of experience in the field. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View Building Inspector job description

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Categories:  Construction and Installation, Entry Level

Industries:  Business Services, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Retail & Wholesale

Similar Job Titles:  Building Inspector, Sr., Quality Control Inspector I, Quality Control Inspector III, Quality Control Inspector II, Building and Grounds Supervisor I, Building and Grounds Supervisor II, Building and Grounds Supervisor III, Flight Inspector IV, Flight Inspector (Jet)

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