Construction and Building Inspectors

4.6/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $30.22 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 56% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Social Perceptiveness
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Construction and Building Inspectors' job openings is expected to decline by -2.9% by 2030
'Construction and Building Inspectors' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Construction and Building Inspectors' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Construction and Building Inspectors' was $62,860, or $30.22 hourly
'Construction and Building Inspectors' are paid 49.8% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 113,770 people employed as Construction and Building Inspectors.
This represents around 0.08% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Inspect structures using engineering skills to determine structural soundness and compliance with specifications, building codes, and other regulations. Inspections may be general in nature or may be limited to a specific area, such as electrical systems or plumbing.

SOC Code: 47-4011.00

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Someone says
No because the robots will most likely miss what your trying to do or it might say it will not work when it does.
Dec 03, 2020 at 04:55 PM

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