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 amongst 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,490
25th Percentile Wage
$50,620
50th Percentile Wage
$62,920
75th Percentile Wage
$76,680
90th Percentile Wage
$91,010

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 $91,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,490.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.54
25th Percentile Wage
$24.34
50th Percentile Wage
$30.25
75th Percentile Wage
$36.86
90th Percentile Wage
$43.76

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction and building inspectors in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.76. The median hourly salary is $30.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.54.

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
201662,9201.40%9.98%
201562,0405.69%-
201458,5100.73%-
201358,0802.48%-
201256,640--

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 $47,170 to $70,330. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $70,330. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $67,020). The lowest paying area is Worcester with a median annual salary of $47,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$70,330
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$67,020
Framingham
$60,390
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$59,130
Peabody
$57,540
Barnstable Town
$57,130
Springfield
$52,600
Pittsfield
$50,310
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$48,760
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$47,690
Worcester
$47,170



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