Building inspector earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Building inspector salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $81,390
Alaska $80,160
Washington $79,390
Connecticut $79,330
District of Columbia $78,770
Oregon $78,600
Minnesota $78,010
New Jersey $77,640
Nevada $76,010
New York $75,240
Massachusetts $74,690
Illinois $66,280
Rhode Island $62,510
Colorado $62,210
Delaware $62,020
Hawaii $62,020
Texas $61,990
Iowa $61,820
North Dakota $61,820
Arizona $61,240
Ohio $61,170
Vermont $61,040
Wisconsin $61,040
Florida $60,670
Maryland $60,670
Virginia $60,670
Pennsylvania $60,650
Wyoming $60,570
Montana $60,550
Maine $60,040
Nebraska $60,040
North Carolina $59,930
New Hampshire $59,930
Louisiana $59,460
Michigan $59,460
South Carolina $58,630
Idaho $58,590
Utah $58,500
West Virginia $58,060
New Mexico $57,140
Missouri $53,610
Georgia $49,250
Kansas $49,220
Indiana $48,820
Alabama $48,680
Kentucky $48,620
Tennessee $48,450
Oklahoma $48,330
Mississippi $47,740
South Dakota $47,680
Arkansas $47,500
Guam $37,840
Puerto Rico $23,220

How do building inspector salaries compare to similar careers?

Building inspectors earn 7% less than similar careers in Arkansas. On average, they make less than architects but more than plumbers.

Career Median Salary
Architect salary $76K
Surveyor salary $59K
Brickmason salary $48K
Building inspector salary $48K
Crane operator salary $50K
Plasterer salary $47K
Pipefitter salary $46K
Plumber salary $46K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)