How much does a Building Inspector make in the United States? The average Building Inspector salary in the United States is $60,859 as of August 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $51,799 and $69,844. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Building Inspector Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Building Inspector Salary $43,551 US August 27, 2023
25th Percentile Building Inspector Salary $51,799 US August 27, 2023
50th Percentile Building Inspector Salary $60,859 US August 27, 2023
75th Percentile Building Inspector Salary $69,844 US August 27, 2023
90th Percentile Building Inspector Salary $78,023 US August 27, 2023
25% $51,799 10% $43,551 90% $78,023 75% $69,844 $60,859 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Building Inspector

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 2023 View full job description

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Skills associated with Building Inspector: Construction Site Inspection, Building Codes and Regulations, Reading Blueprints/Diagrams, Construction Site Safety

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