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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,920
25th Percentile Wage
$48,970
50th Percentile Wage
$62,540
75th Percentile Wage
$82,140
90th Percentile Wage
$101,560

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 $101,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,920.

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
$62,540
0.66% 10.60%
2016
$62,130
3.09% -
2015
$60,210
2.69% -
2014
$58,590
3.55% -
2013
$56,510
1.06% -
2012
$55,910
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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 $67,890. 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 $67,890. 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
$67,890
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$66,470
Nassau-Suffolk
$66,170
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$58,900
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$58,160
Syracuse
$54,330
Rochester
$53,500
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$53,110
Binghamton
$52,480
Ithaca
$51,560
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$49,910
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$49,330
Kingston
$48,800
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$48,510
Glens Falls
$48,340
Utica-Rome
$47,720
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$47,540
Elmira
$45,560




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