Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction and building inspectors in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction and building inspectors among Alaska cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Construction and Building Inspectors in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$96,870
75th Percentile Wage
$90,120
50th Percentile Wage
$81,100
25th Percentile Wage
$67,710
10th Percentile Wage
$55,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$46.57
75th Percentile Wage
$43.33
50th Percentile Wage
$38.99
25th Percentile Wage
$32.54
10th Percentile Wage
$26.55

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction and building inspectors in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.57. The median hourly salary is $38.99. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.55.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $81,100 13.13%
2013 $71,690 2.36%
2012 $70,040 2.44%
2011 $68,370 1.56%
2010 $67,320 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for construction and building inspectors in state of Alaska from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 20.47%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 2.36%. We also note that the average annual wage had a moderate growth of 2.44% in the year 2012 and a moderate increase of 1.56% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Construction and Building Inspectors Wage in Alaska vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Construction and Building Inspectors
$81,100
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
$63,820
Highway Maintenance Workers
$57,190
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners
$39,900
Other Construction and Related Workers
$63,770

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Construction and Building Inspectors in Alaska Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of Alaska ranges from $72,050 to $83,510. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Alaska is Anchorage with a median annual salary of $83,510. The second highest paying city/area in Alaska State is Fairbanks (mean annual salary $80,540). The lowest paying area is Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $72,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Anchorage
$83,510
Fairbanks
$80,540
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$72,050

Construction and Building Inspectors Salary by State

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