Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction and building inspectors in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction and building inspectors among Florida 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,480
25th Percentile Wage
$44,770
50th Percentile Wage
$57,130
75th Percentile Wage
$70,240
90th Percentile Wage
$82,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,480.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.57
25th Percentile Wage
$21.52
50th Percentile Wage
$27.47
75th Percentile Wage
$33.77
90th Percentile Wage
$39.45

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction and building inspectors in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.45. The median hourly salary is $27.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.57.

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
201657,1301.91%8.82%
201556,0400.75%-
201455,6204.44%-
201353,1501.99%-
201252,090--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of Florida ranges from $37,590 to $85,420. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Florida is Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $85,420. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach (mean annual salary $65,800). The lowest paying area is Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville with a median annual salary of $37,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$85,420
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$65,800
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$65,710
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$64,140
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$62,710
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$61,860
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$58,550
Tallahassee
$58,020
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$57,370
Jacksonville
$55,510
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$55,370
Gainesville
$54,840
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$54,800
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$52,900
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$52,150
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$51,730
Port St Lucie
$50,660
Ocala
$49,940
Punta Gorda
$49,710
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$47,330
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$46,420
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$43,700
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$37,590


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