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Code Inspector Salary

$35,430 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$528

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Code Inspector is $35,430 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Code Inspector is between $26,997 and $42,352. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Inspects existing residential buildings and dwelling units, visually, to determine compliance with city ordinance standards and explains ordinance requirements to concerned personnel: obtains permission from owners and tenants to enter dwellings.
  • Visually examines all areas to determine compliance with ordinance standards for heating, lighting, ventilating, and plumbing installations.
  • Measures dwelling units and rooms to determine compliance with ordinance space requirements, using tape measure.
  • Inspects premises for overall cleanliness, adequate disposal of garbage and rubbish, and for signs of vermin infestation.
  • Prepares forms and letters advising property owners and tenants of possible violations and time allowed for correcting deficiencies.
  • Consults file of violation reports and revisits dwellings at periodic intervals to verify correction of violations by property owners and tenants.
  • Explains requirements of housing standards ordinance to property owners, building contractors, and other interested parties.
Code Inspector Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Construction and Building Inspectors

Job family population: 98,810

Estimated population of Code Inspector jobs: 3,702

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,073
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of more than 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City...

Code Inspector Job Listings for United States

Building Code Inspector
May 18
Jonesboro, GA, USA
NOVA Engineering & Environmental
Primary duties will include performing building code inspections and/or plans review (building mechanical, electrical, and plumbing - as licensed) on residential and commercial buildings, as well as ...
ICC Fireproof Inspector
Jul 18
Moreno Valley, CA, USA
United-Heider Inspection Group
Inspector Knowledge State and local building codes, ordinances, and regulations; calculating ... functions of rectangles, triangles, circles, volumes, weights, lengths, percents, fractions, and ...
Recall Audit Inspector
Jun 10
Santa Barbara, CA, USA
CES, LLC
Recall Audit Inspector CES is looking for hard working, detail-oriented people to conduct Recall ... Check the product labeling, coding, ingredient statements, instructions for use, manuals, etc., to ...
Stations Inspector
Jun 4
Los Angeles, CA, USA
PMCS Group
Interpret plans, specifications, and codes and verifies contract work is performed in accordance ... Coordinates preparation of inspection cost estimates and maintenance records * Arranges ...
Local Inspector
May 7
Falmouth, MA, USA
Town of Falmouth
Duties include inspection of buildings under construction to monitor compliance with building code and bylaws. Also inspects safety conditions of existing buildings, issues certificates of inspection ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Code Inspector is $35,430 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Code Inspector is between $26,997 and $42,352. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Code Inspector Job Listings for United States

Building Code Inspector
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Jonesboro, GA, USA
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Primary duties will include performing building code inspections and/or plans review (building mechanical, electrical, and plumbing - as licensed) on residential and commercial buildings, as well as ...
ICC Fireproof Inspector
Jul 18
Moreno Valley, CA, USA
United-Heider Inspection Group
Inspector Knowledge State and local building codes, ordinances, and regulations; calculating ... functions of rectangles, triangles, circles, volumes, weights, lengths, percents, fractions, and ...
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