Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,030
25th Percentile Wage
$49,090
50th Percentile Wage
$62,130
75th Percentile Wage
$81,840
90th Percentile Wage
$100,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,030.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.28
25th Percentile Wage
$23.60
50th Percentile Wage
$29.87
75th Percentile Wage
$39.35
90th Percentile Wage
$48.17

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction and building inspectors in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.17. The median hourly salary is $29.87. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.28.

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
201662,1303.09%10.01%
201560,2102.69%-
201458,5903.55%-
201356,5101.06%-
201255,910--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of New York ranges from $45,560 to $69,090. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $69,090. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-White Plains-Wayne (mean annual salary $66,470). The lowest paying area is Elmira with a median annual salary of $45,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$69,090
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$66,470
Nassau-Suffolk
$64,940
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$63,590
Rochester
$59,090
Ithaca
$55,850
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$55,700
Syracuse
$54,290
Binghamton
$53,450
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$53,110
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$49,100
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$49,020
Glens Falls
$48,590
Kingston
$46,450
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$46,390
Utica-Rome
$46,200
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$45,650
Elmira
$45,560


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