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Construction inspector salary in United States

How much does a Construction Inspector make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $28.81
Low $17.53
High $47.33
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a construction inspector is $28.81 per hour in the United States. 1.6k salaries reported, updated at January 19, 2023

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Top companies for Construction Inspectors in United States

  1. Pacific Gas and Electric
    961 reviews30 salaries reported
    $73.94per hour
  2. $59.57per hour
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Highest paying cities for Construction Inspectors near United States

  1. Charlotte, NC
    $45.25 per hour
    14 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $43.25 per hour
    65 salaries reported
  3. St. Louis, MO
    $40.28 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $34.01 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $31.63 per hour
    23 salaries reported
  3. Baltimore, MD
    $28.92 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  1. Pittsburgh, PA
    $27.74 per hour
    34 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $27.63 per hour
    16 salaries reported
  3. Columbus, OH
    $24.50 per hour
    11 salaries reported
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Where can a Construction Inspector earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Construction Inspectors

Top fields of study
Construction Degree

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31 jobs37
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Most common benefits for Construction Inspectors

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 424 ratings

62% of Construction Inspectors in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?


37,103 job openings

Average $19.50 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Construction Inspector

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