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Code Inspector Salary
in Illinois, United States

$36,487 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$544

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Code Inspector is $36,487 a year and $18 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Code Inspector is between $27,802 and $43,615. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, 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 Illinois, 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:
$42,298
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Code Inspector Job Listings for Illinois, United States

New Home Quality Inspector
Jul 8
Joliet, IL, USA
2M Quality, LLC
While a county building inspection is looking at construction passing minimum building code, a 2M Quality inspection makes sure the home's workmanship is top-notch. For example, a building inspector ...
Quality Control Inspector (fabricated steel)
Jul 9
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
BIRK
Our Client, a well established, GROWING fabrication company, is seeking a Quality Control Inspector ... Familiar with AWS, ASME Code Requirments * Familiar with ISO and able to do data entry to bring our ...
Video Sewer Lateral Inspector
Jul 15
Edwardsville, IL, USA
Metro East Home Inspection LLC
Metro East Home Inspection is adding a full time video sewer lateral inspector to our awesome team of professionals. The successful candidates should possess the following qualities: Honesty ...
SESC Inspector
Jul 9
us
GARY R. WEBER ASSOCIATES, INC.
Perform SESC inspections for construction sitesPrepare SWPPP programsTechnical report writing, data entry, compilation, analyses and presentationsPrepare inspection results and related NPDES permit ...
Vehicle Condition Inspector
Jul 5
Peoria, United States
ACV Auctions
Our inspectors are meticulous. Nothing gets by them. At ACV Auctions we pride ourselves on Trust, Transparency, and Credibility and our Vehicle Condition Inspectors deliver this to our customers ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Code Inspector is $36,487 a year and $18 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Code Inspector is between $27,802 and $43,615. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Code Inspector Job Listings for Illinois, United States

New Home Quality Inspector
Jul 8
Joliet, IL, USA
2M Quality, LLC
While a county building inspection is looking at construction passing minimum building code, a 2M Quality inspection makes sure the home's workmanship is top-notch. For example, a building inspector ...
Quality Control Inspector (fabricated steel)
Jul 9
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
BIRK
Our Client, a well established, GROWING fabrication company, is seeking a Quality Control Inspector ... Familiar with AWS, ASME Code Requirments * Familiar with ISO and able to do data entry to bring our ...
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