Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in Michigan

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,710
25th Percentile Wage
$41,660
50th Percentile Wage
$55,860
75th Percentile Wage
$66,910
90th Percentile Wage
$77,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,710.

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
$55,860
-0.30% 11.64%
2016
$56,030
5.34% -
2015
$53,040
1.79% -
2014
$52,090
5.07% -
2013
$49,450
0.18% -
2012
$49,360
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of Michigan ranges from $20,070 to $68,330. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Michigan is Saginaw-Saginaw Township North with a median annual salary of $68,330. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Ann Arbor (mean annual salary $65,890). The lowest paying area is Bay City with a median annual salary of $20,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$68,330
Ann Arbor
$65,890
Lansing-East Lansing
$63,420
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$59,070
Battle Creek
$58,950
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$58,040
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$55,780
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$54,770
Monroe
$54,180
Kalamazoo-Portage
$53,760
Niles-Benton Harbor
$53,080
Jackson
$51,060
Flint
$50,420
South Bend-Mishawaka
$49,360
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$49,030
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$47,400
Holland-Grand Haven
$46,180
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$42,430
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$40,170
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$37,910
Bay City
$20,070




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