Transportation Inspectors Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for transportation inspectors in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of transportation inspectors among Texas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Transportation Inspectors in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,420
25th Percentile Wage
$35,060
50th Percentile Wage
$63,320
75th Percentile Wage
$97,180
90th Percentile Wage
$120,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for transportation inspectors in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.78
25th Percentile Wage
$16.86
50th Percentile Wage
$30.44
75th Percentile Wage
$46.72
90th Percentile Wage
$57.75

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for transportation inspectors in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $57.75. The median hourly salary is $30.44. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.78.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of transportation inspectors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,3203.25%17.56%
201561,260-13.19%-
201469,34026.25%-
201351,140-2.07%-
201252,200--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Transportation Inspectors in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of transportation inspectors in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of transportation inspectors in state of Texas ranges from $19,330 to $101,630. The highest paying area for transportation inspectors in Texas is San Antonio-New Braunfels with a median annual salary of $101,630. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Plano-Irving (mean annual salary $97,570). The lowest paying area is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $19,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$101,630
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$97,570
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$91,760
Fort Worth-Arlington
$57,100
Laredo
$54,860
Longview
$44,820
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$43,360
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$31,570
El Paso
$29,670
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$19,330



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