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Construction Inspector Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$73,253 (USD)

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The average pay for a Construction Inspector is $73,253 a year and $35 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Construction Inspector is between $52,761 and $90,245. 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 New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

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



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

Construction Inspector
Jun 21
New York, NY, USA
Alta Vista Solutions
Alta Vista Solutions is seeking a construction inspector with prior experience on bridges, tunnels, roadways, subway, or rail for project in and around New York Metro Area. This individual will be ...
Construction Inspector
Jun 3
New York, NY, USA
Atlantic Engineering Labs
Job Description Atlantic Engineering Labs/Atlantic Engineering Labs is seeking to hire professional, experienced Special Inspectors for work on Commercial Building Projects in NY and NJ. One or more ...
Construction Inspector
Jun 21
Shrewsbury, NJ, USA
Busy civil engineering firm looking for a construction inspection to perform quality control construction observations for various roadway and general site work, maintenance and protection of traffic ...
Construction Inspector
Apr 8
New York, NY, USA
Shahrish Consulting
Shahrish is seeking qualified Construction Inspectors to perform special inspections on projects throughout the NYC metro area. Responsibilities of this position include traveling to various project ...
Construction Inspector / Special Inspector
Jun 6
A&T Engineering PC
Review construction documents and shop drawings.Perform special inspection for residential and commercial buildings in New York City.Prepare reports on inspection activities, file documentation and ...
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