How much do Inspectors earn in the United States?

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The average salary for an inspector is $0


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How much does an Inspector make?

In the United States, the average pay for an inspector as of January 2022 is approximately $50,700 per year. Breaking it down, that works out to be approximately $26.00 per hour and $4,225 per month, assuming you work a 40 hour work week.

Comparing Inspector salaries

DirectlyApply has seen inspector salaries ranging from a high of $96,525 per year to a low of $25,000 per year, although we would estimate that the majority of inspectors currently sit between $35,000 per year and $82,067 per year.

To be considered a top earning inspector you would be expected to be making in excess of $96,525 per year, which would put you in the top 10%. If you are earning $35,000 per year or lower, you would be sitting in the bottom 25 percentile.

However interestingly, the average pay range for an inspector can vary significantly (by as much as $61,525 per year) so therefore this role may allow for either increased hours or overtime, as well as opportunities for promotion and pay rises. It is therefore highly possible that you can increase your salary as you gain more experience in the role.

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