Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in New Jersey

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,840
25th Percentile Wage
$51,020
50th Percentile Wage
$67,720
75th Percentile Wage
$83,100
90th Percentile Wage
$97,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,840.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.71
25th Percentile Wage
$24.53
50th Percentile Wage
$32.56
75th Percentile Wage
$39.95
90th Percentile Wage
$47.11

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction and building inspectors in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.11. The median hourly salary is $32.56. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.71.

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
201667,7200.77%6.91%
201567,2004.63%-
201464,0904.57%-
201361,160-3.07%-
201263,040--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of New Jersey ranges from $56,290 to $73,300. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in New Jersey is Atlantic City-Hammonton with a median annual salary of $73,300. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Trenton-Ewing (mean annual salary $72,120). The lowest paying area is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $56,290.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$73,300
Trenton-Ewing
$72,120
Camden
$62,710
Ocean City
$62,470
Edison-New Brunswick
$62,280
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$57,110
Wilmington
$56,290



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