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Construction Inspector Salary
in Austin, Texas

$59,406 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,313

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Construction Inspector is $59,406 a year and $29 an hour in Austin, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Construction Inspector is between $42,788 and $73,187. 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 Austin, Texas.

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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 Austin, Texas, 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:
$68,868
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Austin, Texas

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Description: Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties. It is the 11th-most populous city in the United States and the 4th-most populous city in Texas. It is also the fastest growing large city in the United States, the second most populous state capital after Phoenix, Arizona, and the southernmost state capital in the contiguous United States. As of the U.S. Census Bureau's July 1, 2018 estimate, Austin had a population of 964,254 up from 790,491 at the 2010 census. The city is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock...

Construction Inspector Job Listings for Austin, Texas

Building Construction Inspector
Jun 25
Austin, TX, USA
ATS Engineers, Inspectors, & Surveyors
... for Inspectors. Find out more about us at www.ats-engineers.com. Equal Opportunity Employer Company Description ATS principally serves the construction industry, providing both residential and ...
SWPPP Inspector
Jul 8
Austin, TX, USA
Environmental Allies
We are seeking a Construction Site Inspector. Duties include visiting job sites to monitor and record issues related to Storm Water Pollution Prevention, noting any and all deficiencies and ...
Licensed Building Inspector
Jul 10
Austin, TX, USA
City of Kyle
Our Building Inspectors use their highly developed observation skills and knowledge of all things construction, along with very practiced powers of persuasion to enforce the City of Kyle's building ...
Superintendent
Jul 16
San Marcos, TX, USA
Platinum Companies
Proactively anticipate and solve problems that could delay construction; * Inspect subcontractor's work to monitor progress and ensure completion in accordance with plans, specifications, and related ...
Construction Project Manager
Jul 16
Austin, TX, USA
WLE
Interface with project inspectors, contractors, architects, engineers, city and county officials ... Previous experience in construction management or other related fields * Familiarity with ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Construction Inspector is $59,406 a year and $29 an hour in Austin, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Construction Inspector is between $42,788 and $73,187. 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 Austin, Texas.

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Construction Inspector Job Listings for Austin, Texas

Building Construction Inspector
Jun 25
Austin, TX, USA
ATS Engineers, Inspectors, & Surveyors
... for Inspectors. Find out more about us at www.ats-engineers.com. Equal Opportunity Employer Company Description ATS principally serves the construction industry, providing both residential and ...
SWPPP Inspector
Jul 8
Austin, TX, USA
Environmental Allies
We are seeking a Construction Site Inspector. Duties include visiting job sites to monitor and record issues related to Storm Water Pollution Prevention, noting any and all deficiencies and ...
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