Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in Arizona

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,110
25th Percentile Wage
$44,710
50th Percentile Wage
$56,130
75th Percentile Wage
$70,740
90th Percentile Wage
$80,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,110.

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
$56,130
3.03% 11.78%
2016
$54,430
3.91% -
2015
$52,300
4.93% -
2014
$49,720
-2.55% -
2013
$50,990
2.88% -
2012
$49,520
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of Arizona ranges from $40,170 to $62,000. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Arizona is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with a median annual salary of $62,000. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Prescott (mean annual salary $51,660). The lowest paying area is Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$62,000
Prescott
$51,660
Tucson
$50,150
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$49,410
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$46,900
Flagstaff
$46,430
Yuma
$46,400
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$40,170




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