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 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 Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,080
25th Percentile Wage
$42,210
50th Percentile Wage
$56,030
75th Percentile Wage
$65,960
90th Percentile Wage
$77,530

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 $77,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,080.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.94
25th Percentile Wage
$20.29
50th Percentile Wage
$26.94
75th Percentile Wage
$31.71
90th Percentile Wage
$37.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction and building inspectors in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.27. The median hourly salary is $26.94. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.94.

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
201656,0305.34%11.90%
201553,0401.79%-
201452,0905.07%-
201349,4500.18%-
201249,360--

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 $31,770 to $72,140. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Michigan is Saginaw-Saginaw Township North with a median annual salary of $72,140. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Ann Arbor (mean annual salary $68,730). The lowest paying area is Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,770.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$72,140
Ann Arbor
$68,730
Battle Creek
$63,370
Lansing-East Lansing
$63,090
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$57,480
South Bend-Mishawaka
$56,670
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$54,810
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$54,770
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$53,150
Niles-Benton Harbor
$53,080
Kalamazoo-Portage
$51,150
Flint
$48,930
Holland-Grand Haven
$46,180
Monroe
$44,650
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$43,650
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$41,130
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$39,080
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$31,770


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