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Inspector Construction Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$67,455 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Inspector Construction is $67,455 a year and $32 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Inspector Construction is between $48,585 and $83,103. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Inspector Construction. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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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.
Inspector Construction Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Construction and Building Inspectors

Job family population: 98,810

Estimated population of Inspector Construction jobs: 17,550

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Skills data not available for this job

Inspector Construction Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Feb 26
Chicago, IL, USA
This position is responsible for daily construction inspection of new water main construction, status reporting, and contractor-owner coordination. Essential Duties and Responsibilities ...
Outside Plant Inspector - St Meinrad, IN
Mar 25
Chicago, IL, USA
Mid State Consultants
Provides quality control to ensure construction/engineering standards and specifications are ... inspection and construction • Must have excellent written and oral communications skills ...
Construction Services Manager
May 13
Chicago, IL, USA
... inspections, project updates, and other aspects related to renovations, repositioning, or construction projects in writing using proper grammar, spelling, and terms related to the construction ...
Construction Draw Specialist
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Ventas / Lilllibridge
The Construction Draw Specialist primary responsibilities include promptly responding to and ... Order draw inspection, if applicable. * Coordinate with Title Company to process their title search ...
Commercial Construction Superintendent - Superintendent
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
Engelke Construction Solutions
CONSTRUCTION SUPERINTENDENT Division: Commercial Location: Cleveland Travel Involved: Must be able ... inspections agencies. - Handle job labor relations. - Enforce a comprehensive project safety ...
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