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Construction Inspector Salary

$63,793 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,410

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Construction Inspector is $63,793 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Construction Inspector is between $45,948 and $78,591. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Construction Inspector. 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 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.
Construction Inspector Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Construction and Building Inspectors

Job family population: 98,810

Estimated population of Construction Inspector jobs: 17,550

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$73,954
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...

Construction Inspector Job Listings for United States

Construction Inspector
Jul 8
Woodbury, NJ, USA
Sickels & Associates, Inc.
CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR - IMMEDIATE OPENING for onsite field work, experience in water, sanitary sewer, stormwater and roadway construction. Permanent position to handle our municipal development ...
Construction Inspector Needed
Jul 8
Memphis, TN, USA
R&R Construction Services
R&R Construction Services, Inc. Location: - Memphis National Cemetery Scope of Work: - On site field inspector, National Cemetery, construction project Minimum Qualifications: - Relevant experience ...
CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR
Jul 3
Dallas, TX, USA
Babich & Assoc.
CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR Local Dallas firm is looking to fill 2 Construction Inspector jobs as soon as possible! Requirements * 5+ years of construction field experience with site inspections on ...
Construction Inspector
Jul 3
Manhattan, NY, USA
1st Step Solutions
They are looking for an experience construction inspector to join their team. They provided construction management services for both public and private sector clients on a broad variety of projects.
CONSTRUCTION INSPECTORS
Jun 25
Washington, DC, USA
Hattin Construction Management
Performs routine construction inspection services, including closely supervised liaison between supervisor and contractor. Maintains daily job log and is totally familiar with plans and ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Construction Inspector is $63,793 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Construction Inspector is between $45,948 and $78,591. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Construction Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Construction Inspector Job Listings for United States

Construction Inspector
Jul 8
Woodbury, NJ, USA
Sickels & Associates, Inc.
CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR - IMMEDIATE OPENING for onsite field work, experience in water, sanitary sewer, stormwater and roadway construction. Permanent position to handle our municipal development ...
Construction Inspector Needed
Jul 8
Memphis, TN, USA
R&R Construction Services
R&R Construction Services, Inc. Location: - Memphis National Cemetery Scope of Work: - On site field inspector, National Cemetery, construction project Minimum Qualifications: - Relevant experience ...
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