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Construction and Building Inspectors

Inspect structures to make sure that building codes are met through all phases of construction.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$41.16 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -2.9%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Review blueprints or specifications to determine work requirements.
  • Evaluate projects to determine compliance with technical specifications.
  • Inspect completed work to ensure proper installation.
  • Inspect industrial or commercial equipment to ensure proper operation.
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Job Title Examples:

Associate Architect
Building Code Administrator
Engineering Technician

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