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 about the same as related careers in Massachusetts. On average, they make less than pipefitters but more than HVAC technicians.

Career Median Salary
Pipefitter salary $78K
Plumber salary $78K
Surveyor salary $77K
Cement mason salary $65K
Electrician salary $76K
Building inspector salary $75K
Plasterer salary $61K
Crane operator salary $61K
Roofer salary $60K
HVAC technician salary $61K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)