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 amongst New Jersey 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Construction and Building Inspectors in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,130
25th Percentile Wage
$47,720
50th Percentile Wage
$65,740
75th Percentile Wage
$82,370
90th Percentile Wage
$97,830

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 $97,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,130.

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
$65,740
-3.01% 4.11%
2016
$67,720
0.77% -
2015
$67,200
4.63% -
2014
$64,090
4.57% -
2013
$61,160
-3.07% -
2012
$63,040
- -

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 $57,390 to $70,940. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in New Jersey is Atlantic City-Hammonton with a median annual salary of $70,940. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Trenton-Ewing (mean annual salary $70,420). The lowest paying area is Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton with a median annual salary of $57,390.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$70,940
Trenton-Ewing
$70,420
Camden
$62,310
Edison-New Brunswick
$62,280
Wilmington
$58,970
Ocean City
$58,860
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$57,390




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