(800) 627 3697 info.eri@erieri.com
Are you working in compensation or HR? See our salary, cost-of-living, and executive pay applications in action. Try our free salary assessor demo.

Bridge Inspector Salary
in United Kingdom

£23,476 (GBP)

Average Salary

£11/hr

Average Hourly

£362

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 29, 2020

The average pay for a Bridge Inspector is £23,476 a year and £11 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Bridge Inspector is between £17,793 and £28,182. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Bridge Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

Data powered by ERI's Salary Assessor

Average Salary Chart

Customize:

Get a free Salary Report tailored to your job title, experience and location

 
arrow_downward
Scroll for Salary Potential, Education and Skills
arrow_downward
Are you an HR Professional?
Try our salary assessor and find out how much you should be paying

Job Summary

Description:
  • Inspects railroad bridges, trestles, culverts, and waterways to detect damage or wear and to ensure structures conform to safety regulations, building codes, and railroad engineering specifications: inspects waterways to determine need for cleaning, straightening, or enlargement.
  • Inspects masonry in tunnels, culverts, and waterways to detect cracks in concrete or signs of settlement.
  • Verifies alignment of bridge with road track, using levels and similar gauging instruments.
  • Observes installation of guardrails on bridges to ensure construction according to specifications.
  • Inspects fire protection equipment, such as fire alarms, sprinkler systems, and water barrels, on bridges and in tunnels.
  • Determines need for repainting structures to prevent rust or excessive weathering.
  • Measures clearance between bridges and roads to ensure sufficient clearance for passage of vehicles, in accordance with local building codes and specifications.
  • Inspects piles, posts, and timbers to determine if decayed, split, or crooked.
  • Strikes wooden supports with hammer and listens for sounds indicating decay.
  • Inspects bolts and rivets at joints of floor beams, stringers, and panel points to ensure they are securely fastened.
  • Inspects steel girders to detect buckling.
  • Inspects drainage systems to detect obstructions.
  • Inspects inside of tunnels to detect excessive vegetation growth.
  • Prepares reports of findings, noting location and type of structure, defect, and extent of damage.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£27,216
5 Year Change:
16 %
Customize:

Get a free Salary Report tailored to your job title, experience and location

 

Take the guess work out of setting pay

Determine competitive salary levels, compare employee compensation with market benchmarks, and get instant access to reliable salary survey data online.

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About United Kingdom

United Kingdom Cost of Living Score:

Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (abbreviated to UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland shares a land border with the Republic of Ireland. Otherwise, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south and the Celtic Sea to the southwest, giving it the 12th-longest coastline...

Bridge Inspector Job Listings for United Kingdom

No listings found

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bridge Inspector is £23,476 a year and £11 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Bridge Inspector is between £17,793 and £28,182. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Bridge Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

Data powered by ERI's Salary Assessor

Take the guess work out of setting pay

Determine competitive salary levels, compare employee compensation with market benchmarks, and get instant access to reliable salary survey data online.
Visit our white paper page

Download white papers like our popular Planning Global Compensation Budgets white paper.

Similar Job Titles

Bridge Inspector
Bridge Inspector
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources
No listings found
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources