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 amongst Alabama metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,730
25th Percentile Wage
$40,310
50th Percentile Wage
$51,540
75th Percentile Wage
$62,690
90th Percentile Wage
$80,160

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 $80,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,730.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.73
25th Percentile Wage
$19.38
50th Percentile Wage
$24.78
75th Percentile Wage
$30.14
90th Percentile Wage
$38.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction and building inspectors in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.54. The median hourly salary is $24.78. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.73.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of construction and building inspectors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,5403.76%5.78%
201549,6002.68%-
201448,270-1.12%-
201348,8100.51%-
201248,560--

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 $57,890. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Alabama is Birmingham-Hoover with a median annual salary of $57,890. 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
$57,890
Anniston-Oxford
$55,780
Huntsville
$55,120
Decatur
$51,650
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$50,400
Montgomery
$49,520
Mobile
$47,790
Tuscaloosa
$45,710
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$45,070
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$36,300
Dothan
$26,580



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