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Construction Inspector Salary
in Illinois, United States

$65,543 (USD)

Average Salary

$32/hr

Average Hourly

$1,449

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Construction Inspector is $65,543 a year and $32 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Construction Inspector is between $47,208 and $80,748. 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 Illinois, United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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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 Illinois, United States

Job family: Construction and Building Inspectors

Job family population: 104,090

Estimated population of Construction Inspector jobs: 18,487

Rate of error: 1.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$75,983
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...

Construction Inspector Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Safety Director/ Construction Inspector
Oct 8
Chicago, IL, USA
TranSystems
... inspections, and investigations to assist in promoting safe operations, safety awareness, and accident prevention within TranSystems. They will also act as a company representative on construction ...
Roofing/Waterproofing Inspector
Oct 29
Des Plaines, IL, USA
International Leak Detection
Previous construction experience is an asset * Possession of a valid and clean driving record/license * Proficient in Microsoft Applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook * Excellent written and ...
Mechanical Inspector
Dec 3
Pekin, IL, USA
Willdan Group, Inc.
The qualified individual will be responsible for inspections of residential, commercial, industrial and other buildings during and after construction. Requirements include: * Ability to lift and/or ...
Resident Engineer
Nov 24
Chicago, IL, USA
PDF ENGINEERING
The Resident Engineer will be responsible for ensuring construction inspection process and tasks are completed timely, communicating status, collaborating with internal and external teams, notifying ...
OCONUS Construction Quality Control Manager -
Dec 5
Chicago, IL, USA
Trison Construction Inc.
... inspection reports and documentation required to support findings with the site sub-contractors ... construction projects. - Must have the knowledge of all building trades architectural, Mechanical ...

The average pay for a Construction Inspector is $65,543 a year and $32 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Construction Inspector is between $47,208 and $80,748. 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 Illinois, United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Safety Director/ Construction Inspector
Oct 8
Chicago, IL, USA
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... inspections, and investigations to assist in promoting safe operations, safety awareness, and accident prevention within TranSystems. They will also act as a company representative on construction ...
Roofing/Waterproofing Inspector
Oct 29
Des Plaines, IL, USA
International Leak Detection
Previous construction experience is an asset * Possession of a valid and clean driving record/license * Proficient in Microsoft Applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook * Excellent written and ...
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