Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in New Mexico

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,320
25th Percentile Wage
$44,530
50th Percentile Wage
$50,810
75th Percentile Wage
$62,710
90th Percentile Wage
$78,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,320.

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
$50,810
4.00% 7.99%
2016
$48,780
1.78% -
2015
$47,910
-0.02% -
2014
$47,920
1.27% -
2013
$47,310
1.18% -
2012
$46,750
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of New Mexico ranges from $41,110 to $60,820. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in New Mexico is Farmington with a median annual salary of $60,820. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $53,820). The lowest paying area is North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,110.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Farmington
$60,820
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$53,820
Santa Fe
$50,810
Albuquerque
$50,270
Las Cruces
$49,940
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$41,110




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