Construction Inspector Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$56,000
$42,000
Min 10%
$56,000
Median 50%
$73,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Sharp HealthCare
Highest Paying City
Hartford, CT
Highest Paying State
Rhode Island
Average Experience Level
3.8 years
How much does a construction inspector make?
The national average salary for a Construction Inspector in the U.S. is $56,094 annually or $26.97 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $73,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $42,000. Construction companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Delaware are some of the states with the best Construction Inspector salaries in the US. The typical employment for a Construction Inspector is 3.8 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Inspector
$37,460

Average Construction Inspector Salary By Location

As a Construction Inspector in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $56,094 per year or $26.97 per hour. The top city when it comes to Construction Inspector salaries is Hartford, CT at $67,363 per year. The average starting salary in Hartford, CT for Construction Inspectors is $39,000. Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Delaware are the top 5 highest earning states for Construction Inspectors. Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Arizona, and Wyoming are the lowest earners.

Map of Construction Inspector Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Construction Inspectors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Construction Inspector Salary By Company

Construction Inspectors can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Construction Inspectors are Construction companies and Professional companies. Sharp HealthCare and City of San Jose are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like City of San Antonio and PARKING PLAZA @ KCI report highly competitive salaries for Construction Inspectors.

Average Construction Inspector Pay By Industry

Construction Inspector salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Government companies, Technology companies, and Professional companies tend to have the highest salaries for Construction Inspectors. Government companies pay Construction Inspectors an average salary of $59,539, Technology companies pay $56,082, and Professional companys come in at $55,961. At $52,586, the average salary for Construction Inspectors in the Utilities industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Government
Government
$59,539
$60k
Technology
Technology
$56,082
$56k
Professional
Professional
$55,961
$56k
Construction
Construction
$52,625
$53k
Utilities
Utilities
$52,586
$53k

Construction Inspector Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Construction Inspector Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Construction Inspector can range from $46,757 to $72,479 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Construction Inspector Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Selectek
Construction Inspector
04/28/2020
$62,610
Construction Inspector II
04/09/2020
$76,436
State of Minnesota
Road Construction Inspector and Design-Transportation Generalist/Transportation Associate
04/07/2020
$42,469
City of Goodyear, Az
Construction Inspector I (Temporary)
04/06/2020
$39,048
City of Madison
Construction Inspector-Hourly
04/06/2020
$33,935
Construction Inspector 7291
04/05/2020
$104,065
Construction Inspector/Senior Construction Inspector-Design & Construction-Public Works #5538
03/30/2020
$42,848
Temporary Construction Inspector
03/26/2020
$42,491
Polk County
Lead Construction and Testing Inspector
03/25/2020
$45,843
Construction Inspector I/II
03/23/2020
$82,160
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