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 among Missouri 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 Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,300
25th Percentile Wage
$41,430
50th Percentile Wage
$50,200
75th Percentile Wage
$60,820
90th Percentile Wage
$73,000

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 $73,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,300.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.48
25th Percentile Wage
$19.92
50th Percentile Wage
$24.14
75th Percentile Wage
$29.24
90th Percentile Wage
$35.10

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction and building inspectors in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.10. The median hourly salary is $24.14. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.48.

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
201650,2001.10%2.83%
201549,650-2.36%-
201450,820-0.08%-
201350,8604.09%-
201248,780--

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 $46,550 to $53,520. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Missouri is Jefferson City with a median annual salary of $53,520. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $51,580). The lowest paying area is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $46,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jefferson City
$53,520
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$51,580
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$51,460
St Louis
$50,880
Kansas City
$50,600
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$49,700
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$49,650
Columbia
$49,120
Springfield
$47,490
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$46,550


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