Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,980
25th Percentile Wage
$41,690
50th Percentile Wage
$52,320
75th Percentile Wage
$62,460
90th Percentile Wage
$74,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,980.

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
$52,320
1.68% 7.28%
2016
$51,440
2.86% -
2015
$49,970
2.94% -
2014
$48,500
-1.61% -
2013
$49,280
1.56% -
2012
$48,510
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of North Carolina ranges from $42,880 to $62,080. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in North Carolina is Greenville with a median annual salary of $62,080. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Fayetteville (mean annual salary $56,930). The lowest paying area is Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Greenville
$62,080
Fayetteville
$56,930
Jacksonville
$54,900
Raleigh-Cary
$53,830
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$53,410
Greensboro-High Point
$52,710
Durham-Chapel Hill
$51,470
Wilmington
$51,190
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$50,110
Asheville
$49,140
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$47,630
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$47,530
Winston-Salem
$44,390
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$42,880




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