Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in Oklahoma

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,550
25th Percentile Wage
$33,470
50th Percentile Wage
$45,370
75th Percentile Wage
$62,790
90th Percentile Wage
$79,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,550.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.24
25th Percentile Wage
$16.09
50th Percentile Wage
$21.81
75th Percentile Wage
$30.19
90th Percentile Wage
$38.35

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction and building inspectors in Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.35. The median hourly salary is $21.81. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.24.

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
201645,370-1.06%-1.70%
201545,8500.20%-
201445,760-7.80%-
201349,3306.47%-
201246,140--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some Oklahoma cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of Oklahoma ranges from $36,790 to $86,210. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Oklahoma is Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $86,210. The second highest paying city/area in Oklahoma State is Oklahoma City (mean annual salary $52,380). The lowest paying area is Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$86,210
Oklahoma City
$52,380
Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$46,230
Fort Smith
$44,930
Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$41,210
Tulsa
$38,160
Lawton
$37,540
Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$36,790


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