Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction and building inspectors in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction and building inspectors amongst Kentucky 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 Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,570
25th Percentile Wage
$37,910
50th Percentile Wage
$46,370
75th Percentile Wage
$60,180
90th Percentile Wage
$77,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,570.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.18
25th Percentile Wage
$18.22
50th Percentile Wage
$22.29
75th Percentile Wage
$28.93
90th Percentile Wage
$37.18

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction and building inspectors in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.18. The median hourly salary is $22.29. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.18.

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
201646,3703.43%7.74%
201544,7802.03%-
201443,870-0.36%-
201344,0302.84%-
201242,780--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of Kentucky ranges from $34,330 to $50,600. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Kentucky is Elizabethtown with a median annual salary of $50,600. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Louisville-Jefferson County (mean annual salary $49,610). The lowest paying area is West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Elizabethtown
$50,600
Louisville-Jefferson County
$49,610
Lexington-Fayette
$48,590
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$48,210
Evansville
$47,140
Bowling Green
$45,250
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$43,840
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$43,780
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$34,330


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