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 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 Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,930
25th Percentile Wage
$42,900
50th Percentile Wage
$56,750
75th Percentile Wage
$68,430
90th Percentile Wage
$84,240

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 $84,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,930.

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
$56,750
-0.11% 16.37%
2016
$56,810
3.41% -
2015
$54,870
2.90% -
2014
$53,280
7.83% -
2013
$49,110
3.36% -
2012
$47,460
- -

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 $39,920 to $63,710. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Louisiana is Lake Charles with a median annual salary of $63,710. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Baton Rouge (mean annual salary $59,230). The lowest paying area is Shreveport-Bossier City with a median annual salary of $39,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake Charles
$63,710
Baton Rouge
$59,230
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$56,420
Lafayette
$51,740
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$42,760
Shreveport-Bossier City
$39,920




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