Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in Ohio

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,750
25th Percentile Wage
$43,830
50th Percentile Wage
$54,710
75th Percentile Wage
$63,370
90th Percentile Wage
$75,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,750.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.71
25th Percentile Wage
$21.07
50th Percentile Wage
$26.30
75th Percentile Wage
$30.47
90th Percentile Wage
$36.39

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction and building inspectors in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.39. The median hourly salary is $26.30. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.71.

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
201654,7102.69%11.26%
201553,2400.45%-
201453,0005.21%-
201350,2403.36%-
201248,550--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of Ohio ranges from $42,360 to $62,470. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Ohio is Dayton with a median annual salary of $62,470. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Columbus (mean annual salary $59,320). The lowest paying area is Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dayton
$62,470
Columbus
$59,320
Akron
$56,100
Canton-Massillon
$54,640
Cincinnati-Middletown
$53,700
Lima
$53,270
Toledo
$52,990
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$51,640
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$51,490
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$50,330
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$46,750
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$42,360


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