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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,850
25th Percentile Wage
$53,210
50th Percentile Wage
$65,310
75th Percentile Wage
$77,420
90th Percentile Wage
$91,940

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 $91,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,850.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.64
25th Percentile Wage
$25.58
50th Percentile Wage
$31.40
75th Percentile Wage
$37.22
90th Percentile Wage
$44.20

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction and building inspectors in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.20. The median hourly salary is $31.40. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.64.

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
201665,3103.71%6.37%
201562,8902.19%-
201461,510-1.87%-
201362,6602.41%-
201261,150--

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 $55,430 to $66,040. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Oregon is Salem with a median annual salary of $66,040. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Bend (mean annual salary $66,030). The lowest paying area is Medford with a median annual salary of $55,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salem
$66,040
Bend
$66,030
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$63,370
Eugene-Springfield
$59,480
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$58,800
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$56,770
Medford
$55,430


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