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 amongst Montana 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 Montana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,360
25th Percentile Wage
$30,710
50th Percentile Wage
$45,140
75th Percentile Wage
$55,470
90th Percentile Wage
$63,760

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 $63,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,360.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.67
25th Percentile Wage
$14.76
50th Percentile Wage
$21.70
75th Percentile Wage
$26.67
90th Percentile Wage
$30.65

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction and building inspectors in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.65. The median hourly salary is $21.70. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.67.

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
201645,140-2.26%3.21%
201546,1606.13%-
201443,330-8.12%-
201346,8506.74%-
201243,690--

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 $50,170. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Montana is Great Falls with a median annual salary of $50,170. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Central Montana nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $47,400). The lowest paying area is Missoula with a median annual salary of $29,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Great Falls
$50,170
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$47,400
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$46,530
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$38,900
Billings
$32,470
Missoula
$29,720


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