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 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 Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,100
25th Percentile Wage
$44,270
50th Percentile Wage
$55,900
75th Percentile Wage
$67,550
90th Percentile Wage
$77,860

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 $77,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,100.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.51
25th Percentile Wage
$21.28
50th Percentile Wage
$26.87
75th Percentile Wage
$32.47
90th Percentile Wage
$37.43

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction and building inspectors in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.43. The median hourly salary is $26.87. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.51.

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
201655,9000.57%8.10%
201555,5803.40%-
201453,6903.17%-
201351,9901.19%-
201251,370--

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 $44,250 to $67,610. The highest paying area for construction and building inspectors in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $67,610. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Duluth (mean annual salary $62,960). The lowest paying area is Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$67,610
Duluth
$62,960
Lake County-Kenosha County
$61,440
Green Bay
$60,260
Madison
$58,380
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$56,400
Racine
$56,370
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$55,770
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$46,220
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$44,250


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