Construction and Building Inspectors Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,000
25th Percentile Wage
$49,390
50th Percentile Wage
$59,180
75th Percentile Wage
$69,450
90th Percentile Wage
$79,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction and building inspectors in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,000.

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
$59,180
5.54% 13.20%
2016
$55,900
0.57% -
2015
$55,580
3.40% -
2014
$53,690
3.17% -
2013
$51,990
1.19% -
2012
$51,370
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction and building inspectors in state of Wisconsin ranges from $41,890 to $72,360. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $72,360. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $63,380). The lowest paying area is Janesville with a median annual salary of $41,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$72,360
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$63,380
Duluth
$62,510
Green Bay
$61,160
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$61,130
Racine
$61,020
Madison
$60,760
Lake County-Kenosha County
$59,980
Oshkosh-Neenah
$59,670
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$58,990
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$54,260
Eau Claire
$50,210
Fond du Lac
$46,710
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$44,250
Janesville
$41,890




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