Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,600
25th Percentile Wage
$37,380
50th Percentile Wage
$46,200
75th Percentile Wage
$57,140
90th Percentile Wage
$70,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,600.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.19
25th Percentile Wage
$17.97
50th Percentile Wage
$22.21
75th Percentile Wage
$27.47
90th Percentile Wage
$33.77

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction and building inspectors in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $33.77. The median hourly salary is $22.21. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.19.

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
201646,2005.06%5.35%
201543,860-3.03%-
201445,1902.35%-
201344,1300.91%-
201243,730--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of Mississippi ranges from $38,170 to $48,580. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Mississippi is Jackson with a median annual salary of $48,580. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $48,400). The lowest paying area is Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jackson
$48,580
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$48,400
Gulfport-Biloxi
$47,760
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$45,260
Pascagoula
$44,460
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$42,660
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$38,170


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