Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in Louisiana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,120
25th Percentile Wage
$43,730
50th Percentile Wage
$56,810
75th Percentile Wage
$71,100
90th Percentile Wage
$91,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,120.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.92
25th Percentile Wage
$21.02
50th Percentile Wage
$27.31
75th Percentile Wage
$34.18
90th Percentile Wage
$43.82

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction and building inspectors in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.82. The median hourly salary is $27.31. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.92.

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
201656,8103.41%16.46%
201554,8702.90%-
201453,2807.83%-
201349,1103.36%-
201247,460--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of Louisiana ranges from $41,640 to $60,930. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Louisiana is Baton Rouge with a median annual salary of $60,930. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner (mean annual salary $53,380). The lowest paying area is Shreveport-Bossier City with a median annual salary of $41,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baton Rouge
$60,930
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$53,380
Lafayette
$51,740
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$42,760
Shreveport-Bossier City
$41,640


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