Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction and building inspectors in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction and building inspectors among Massachusetts 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,600
25th Percentile Wage
$54,720
50th Percentile Wage
$65,160
75th Percentile Wage
$79,940
90th Percentile Wage
$95,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,600.

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
$65,160
3.44% 13.08%
2016
$62,920
1.40% -
2015
$62,040
5.69% -
2014
$58,510
0.73% -
2013
$58,080
2.48% -
2012
$56,640
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of Massachusetts ranges from $50,310 to $90,120. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Massachusetts is Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $90,120. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton (mean annual salary $82,720). The lowest paying area is Pittsfield with a median annual salary of $50,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area
$90,120
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$82,720
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$70,090
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$67,290
Springfield
$62,190
New Bedford
$61,850
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$61,420
Framingham
$61,000
Peabody
$59,680
Barnstable Town
$59,520
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$59,490
Worcester
$57,910
Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$54,990
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$54,790
Pittsfield
$50,310




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