How much does a Building Inspector make in the United States? The average Building Inspector salary in the United States is $57,545 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $48,986 and $66,048. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Building Inspector inspects initial construction and additional repairs to ensure adherence to contract specifications, building ordinances, and zoning laws. May be assigned to residential or commercial structures. Being a Building Inspector may require an advanced degree. Typically reports to supervisor or manager. The Building Inspector works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Building Inspector typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Building Inspector in the United States. The base salary for Building Inspector ranges from $48,986 to $66,048 with the average base salary of $57,545. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $48,986 to $66,175 with the average total cash compensation of $57,612.