Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in Montana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,680
25th Percentile Wage
$37,810
50th Percentile Wage
$48,310
75th Percentile Wage
$61,190
90th Percentile Wage
$74,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,680.

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
$48,310
6.56% 9.56%
2016
$45,140
-2.26% -
2015
$46,160
6.13% -
2014
$43,330
-8.12% -
2013
$46,850
6.74% -
2012
$43,690
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of Montana ranges from $29,720 to $52,100. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Montana is Billings with a median annual salary of $52,100. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Great Falls (mean annual salary $50,170). The lowest paying area is Missoula with a median annual salary of $29,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Billings
$52,100
Great Falls
$50,170
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$47,400
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$47,400
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$38,900
Missoula
$29,720




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