• Construction and Building Inspectors
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 58,740
    $38,610 range bar $82,840
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Construction and building inspectors make sure that construction meets local and national building codes and ordinances, zoning regulations, and contract specifications.

What do they typically do

  • Inspect plumbing, electrical, and other systems to make sure that they meet code
  • Review plans to make sure they meet building codes, local ordinances, and zoning regulations
  • Keep daily logs, including photographs taken during inspection
  • Use survey instruments, metering devices, and test equipment to perform inspections
  • Issue violation notices and stop-work orders until building is compliant
  • Monitor construction sites periodically to ensure overall compliance
  • Verify alignment, level, and elevation of structures to ensure building compliance
  • Approve building plans that are satisfactory

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.9%
Job Opening 701

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