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Construction and Building Inspectors

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $35.55
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Construction and Building Inspectors *

Area Low Median High
U S
$22.98 $29.62 $38.34
Minnesota
$28.68 $35.55 $43.14
Central Minnesota
$29.39 $34.24 $38.92
Northeast Minnesota
$27.76 $34.29 $41.26
Northwest Minnesota
$20.66 $23.92 $29.54
Southeast Minnesota
$28.79 $33.10 $39.44
Southwest Minnesota
$26.93 $34.72 $43.14
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$30.28 $37.51 $44.31

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,310 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Construction and Building Inspectors most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,629 new Construction and Building Inspectors to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Construction and Building Inspectors
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 117,300 125,000 7,700 6.6%
Minnesota 1,227 1,295 68 5.5%
Central Minnesota 111 126 15 13.5%
Northeast Minnesota 103 109 6 5.8%
Northwest Minnesota 109 115 6 5.5%
Southeast Minnesota 51 52 1 2%
Southwest Minnesota 36 36 0 0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 845 895 50 5.9%


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