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Best states for a Construction Inspector

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Do you want to become a Construction Inspector at New York State Education Department, and you wonder what that means or entails?

We have the full list of best states for Construction Inspectors that you can check out, before you begin your journey.

This way, if you are newly entering the job market, or you are looking to change jobs, you know which places are the best for Construction Inspector jobs.

In order to get you the best states for Construction Inspectors, we looked at our data on jobs and wages -- specifically the average annual wage and the number of available jobs per capita.

Our research put California at no. 1 on the list of best paying states for Construction Inspectors. Alaska, District of Columbia, and Washington also ranked high on our list.

The 10 Best States in America For Construction Inspectors in 2019

  1. Alaska
  2. California
  3. North Dakota
  4. Oregon
  5. Nevada
  6. Washington
  7. District of Columbia
  8. Connecticut
  9. Minnesota
  10. Iowa
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  • (434 jobs)
  • (15 jobs)
  • (41 jobs)
  • (21 jobs)
  • (79 jobs)
  • (23 jobs)
  • (39 jobs)
  • (56 jobs)
  • (38 jobs)

We found that Alaska is the best state for Construction Inspectors, and Alaska is also high in terms of median salary.

Our calculations are based on higher annual income for Construction Inspector jobs, and having plenty of job openings as well.

Check out the complete ranking and a full description of our methodology below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Construction Inspectors in 2019

1. Alaska

Total Construction Inspector Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
7 $73,824 $55,000 $98,000 1.32
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Inspector Jobs in Alaska

2. California

Total Construction Inspector Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
434 $81,914 $61,000 $109,000 1.16
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Inspector Jobs in California

3. North Dakota

Total Construction Inspector Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
15 $60,401 $45,000 $80,000 1.77
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Inspector Jobs in North Dakota

4. Oregon

Total Construction Inspector Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
41 $65,712 $48,000 $88,000 1.1
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Inspector Jobs in Oregon

5. Nevada

Total Construction Inspector Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
21 $63,614 $47,000 $85,000 1.02
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Inspector Jobs in Nevada

6. Washington

Total Construction Inspector Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
79 $68,733 $51,000 $92,000 0.93
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Inspector Jobs in Washington

7. District of Columbia

Total Construction Inspector Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
23 $71,187 $53,000 $95,000 1.01
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Inspector Jobs in District of Columbia

8. Connecticut

Total Construction Inspector Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
39 $59,797 $44,000 $80,000 1.06
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Inspector Jobs in Connecticut

9. Minnesota

Total Construction Inspector Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
56 $62,289 $46,000 $83,000 0.85
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Inspector Jobs in Minnesota

10. Iowa

Total Construction Inspector Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
38 $57,498 $42,000 $77,000 1.03
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Inspector Jobs in Iowa

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Construction Inspector

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

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