Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,050
25th Percentile Wage
$41,810
50th Percentile Wage
$49,320
75th Percentile Wage
$60,590
90th Percentile Wage
$72,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,050.

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
$49,320
-1.78% 1.09%
2016
$50,200
1.10% -
2015
$49,650
-2.36% -
2014
$50,820
-0.08% -
2013
$50,860
4.09% -
2012
$48,780
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of Missouri ranges from $40,360 to $51,350. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Missouri is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $51,350. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $51,290). The lowest paying area is Joplin with a median annual salary of $40,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$51,350
Kansas City
$51,290
St Louis
$51,140
Jefferson City
$49,940
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$49,700
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$46,450
Springfield
$46,350
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$45,110
Columbia
$45,070
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$42,330
Joplin
$40,360




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