Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction and building inspectors in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction and building inspectors among Alabama areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,700
25th Percentile Wage
$40,120
50th Percentile Wage
$52,390
75th Percentile Wage
$62,690
90th Percentile Wage
$79,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of construction and building inspectors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,390
1.62% 7.31%
2016
$51,540
3.76% -
2015
$49,600
2.68% -
2014
$48,270
-1.12% -
2013
$48,810
0.51% -
2012
$48,560
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Construction and Building Inspectors in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of Alabama ranges from $26,580 to $60,210. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Alabama is Birmingham-Hoover with a median annual salary of $60,210. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Anniston-Oxford (mean annual salary $55,780). The lowest paying area is Dothan with a median annual salary of $26,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Birmingham-Hoover
$60,210
Anniston-Oxford
$55,780
Huntsville
$55,760
Decatur
$53,490
Tuscaloosa
$49,270
Mobile
$49,230
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$48,170
Montgomery
$47,270
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$46,270
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$45,510
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$36,300
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$34,500
Dothan
$26,580




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