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Construction and Building Inspectors
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or $29.63 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (51)
Social Perceptiveness (50)
Assisting and Caring for Others (23)
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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Construction and Building Inspectors' job openings is expected to decline by -4.4% by 2031
'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 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Construction and Building Inspectors' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Construction and Building Inspectors' was $61,640, or $29.63 hourly
'Construction and Building Inspectors' are paid 34.7% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as construction and building inspectors?
As of 2021 there were 117,830 people employed as Construction and Building Inspectors within the United States.
This represents around 0.08% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Construction and Building Inspectors.
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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