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Building Construction Inspector Salary

$63,882 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,412

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for a Building Construction Inspector is $63,882 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Building Construction Inspector is between $46,011 and $78,701. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Building Construction Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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.

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Description:
  • Inspects construction of bridges, buildings, dams, highways, and other types of construction work to ensure that procedures and materials comply with plans and specifications.
  • Measures distances to verify accuracy of dimensions of structural installations and layouts.
  • Verifies levels, alignment, and elevation of installations, using surveyor's level and transit.
  • Observes work in progress to ensure that procedures followed and materials used conform to specifications.
  • Examines workmanship of finished installations for conformity to standard and approves installation.
  • Interprets blueprints and specifications for contractor and discusses deviations from specified construction procedures to ensure compliance with regulations governing construction.
Building Construction Inspector Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Construction and Building Inspectors

Job family population: 104,090

Estimated population of Building Construction Inspector jobs: 18,487

Rate of error: 1.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$74,056
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Building Construction Inspector Job Listings for United States

Construction Inspector
Dec 8
Dallas, TX, USA
Diverse Consulting Enterprises, Inc. (DCE)
Building Dams, Pipeline, Roadways, Bridges, Environmental Remediation, Earthworks. General Description: Our client is seeking a Construction Inspector for a new dam and reservoir project in North ...
Building Inspector
Dec 12
Los Angeles, CA, USA
TEC Constructors & Engineers
· Inspects construction work for which a building permit is required. · Inspects new buildings ... C. certified inspector as a Commercial Building Inspector or a Residential Combination Inspector ...
Construction Inspector
Nov 5
San Antonio, TX, USA
Yantis Company
Attending pre-construction meetings where necessary. * Evaluating plans and specifications for ... Conducting field inspections to inspect standards of building structures and materials. * Issuing ...
Building Construction Inspector
Nov 9
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Morgner Construction Management Corp.
Building Construction Inspector - LAX Terminal Under general supervision, inspects building construction, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical installations; performs plan check, inspection and ...
Building Inspector
Nov 26
Prescott, AZ, USA
Willdan Group, Inc.
... and construction management services. Our team of Building and Safety and Fire Prevention ... Willdan Engineering has a current opening for a Building Inspector in the Prescott, AZ area. The ...

The average pay for a Building Construction Inspector is $63,882 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Building Construction Inspector is between $46,011 and $78,701. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Building Construction Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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.

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Construction Inspector
Dec 8
Dallas, TX, USA
Diverse Consulting Enterprises, Inc. (DCE)
Building Dams, Pipeline, Roadways, Bridges, Environmental Remediation, Earthworks. General Description: Our client is seeking a Construction Inspector for a new dam and reservoir project in North ...
Building Inspector
Dec 12
Los Angeles, CA, USA
TEC Constructors & Engineers
· Inspects construction work for which a building permit is required. · Inspects new buildings ... C. certified inspector as a Commercial Building Inspector or a Residential Combination Inspector ...
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