Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in Minnesota

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction and building inspectors in the state of Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction and building inspectors among Minnesota 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,970
25th Percentile Wage
$54,930
50th Percentile Wage
$65,640
75th Percentile Wage
$77,160
90th Percentile Wage
$89,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,970.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.14
25th Percentile Wage
$26.41
50th Percentile Wage
$31.56
75th Percentile Wage
$37.10
90th Percentile Wage
$42.90

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction and building inspectors in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $42.90. The median hourly salary is $31.56. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.14.

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
201665,6400.93%8.24%
201565,0301.09%-
201464,3201.07%-
201363,6305.34%-
201260,230--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of Minnesota ranges from $51,830 to $61,570. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Minnesota is Rochester with a median annual salary of $61,570. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $59,780). The lowest paying area is Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $51,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$61,570
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$59,780
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$57,430
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$51,830



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