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. 

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25% $48,986 10% $41,193 90% $73,791 75% $66,048 $57,545 50%(Median)
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Civil Quality Inspector

PIC Group, Inc. - Arlington, VA

Combination Building Inspector

Botetourt County - Administration - Daleville, VA

Combination Commercial Building Inspector

County of Goochland - Goochland, VA

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 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Building Inspector: Reading Blueprints/Diagrams, Construction Site Inspection, Building Codes, Construction Site Safety

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