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Code Inspector Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,529 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$559

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Code Inspector is $37,529 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Code Inspector is between $28,596 and $44,861. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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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 Chicago, 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:
$43,507
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Code Inspector Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Quality Inspector/Auditor
Jun 12
Schaumburg, IL, USA
HEIDENHAIN Corporation
Review and scrap MRB and end of month and process scrap tickets (properly code and issue accordingly on iScala). * Inspect Mill Power and Bracket Kits 100%. (Daily requirement.) * Maintain the SDS ...
New Home Quality Inspector
Jun 3
Aurora, 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 ...
BI Software Engineer (5672)
May 17
Deerfield, IL, USA
RJ2 & Associates
... code inspection techniques and tools, testing methods and test management tools). Company Description Are you looking for a career that is both challenging and rewarding? You have come to the right ...
Storm Damage Inspector (DT)
Jun 17
Park Ridge, IL, USA
1st Property
PAID TRAINING AND LICENSE REIMBURSEMENT Great pay. Flexible schedule. You can work PT or FT. In State Must be age 18+ Be dependable, trainable & able to work independently. Have a positive attitude ...
New Car Inspector
Jun 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Alliance Inspection Management, LLC
... codes for trucking companies prior to the vehicles being delivered to the car dealerships. • Able to complete inspections in demanding outdoor environments and fast paced, multi-organization ...
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