Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in Oregon

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,360
25th Percentile Wage
$55,660
50th Percentile Wage
$70,620
75th Percentile Wage
$83,740
90th Percentile Wage
$97,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,360.

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
$70,620
7.52% 13.41%
2016
$65,310
3.71% -
2015
$62,890
2.19% -
2014
$61,510
-1.87% -
2013
$62,660
2.41% -
2012
$61,150
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of Oregon ranges from $54,970 to $70,760. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Oregon is Salem with a median annual salary of $70,760. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $67,360). The lowest paying area is Corvallis with a median annual salary of $54,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salem
$70,760
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$67,360
Bend
$65,860
Eugene-Springfield
$65,520
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$63,370
Medford
$60,400
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$59,440
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$56,770
Corvallis
$54,970




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