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 amongst Florida 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,430
25th Percentile Wage
$44,390
50th Percentile Wage
$56,960
75th Percentile Wage
$70,440
90th Percentile Wage
$82,140

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 $82,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,430.

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
$56,960
-0.30% 8.55%
2016
$57,130
1.91% -
2015
$56,040
0.75% -
2014
$55,620
4.44% -
2013
$53,150
1.99% -
2012
$52,090
- -

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 $40,680 to $69,450. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Florida is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach with a median annual salary of $69,450. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach (mean annual salary $68,690). The lowest paying area is Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent with a median annual salary of $40,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$69,450
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$68,690
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$66,240
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$66,130
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$62,800
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$58,160
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$57,640
Gainesville
$57,530
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$56,850
Tallahassee
$55,850
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$55,730
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$55,370
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$54,820
Jacksonville
$54,760
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$54,380
Ocala
$54,070
Naples-Marco Island
$53,220
Port St Lucie
$51,200
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$51,010
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$50,610
Punta Gorda
$49,690
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$46,880
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$45,990
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$43,700
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$40,680




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