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Code Inspector Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$40,795 (USD)

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The average pay for a Code Inspector is $40,795 a year and $20 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Code Inspector is between $31,199 and $48,765. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Code Inspector Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Recal Audit Inspector
May 30
New York, NY, USA
Recall Audit Inspector CES is seeking hard working, reliable, detail-oriented people who want to ... coding, ingredient statements, instructions for use, manuals, etc., to verify the product is not ...
Apr 2
New York, NY, USA
NYC Department of Buildings
Inspector (Construction) Level: 00 Title Code No: 31622 Salary: $49,862.00/$57,341.00-$61,800.00 Frequency: Annual Title Classification: Competitive Hours/Shift: 40 hours (minimum) Work Location: NYC ...
Construction Inspector
Apr 8
New York, NY, USA
Shahrish Consulting
Understanding of the fundamentals of building inspection codes and requirements in order to carry out testing, including, but not limited to, International Building Codes, ASTM Standards, and TMS ...
Construction Inspector / Special Inspector
Jun 6
A&T Engineering PC
Prepare reports on inspection activities, file documentation and complete required technical report forms in accordance with New York City Building Codes.Coordinate with owners, contractors, and ...
Civil Engineer - Construction
May 22
Lindenhurst, NY, USA
Remedy Intelligent Staffing
The Civil Engineer will support the building and construction business by providing inspection for code compliance at various job sites and perform quality is followed at all sites as required and in ...
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