Construction and Building Inspectors

5.1/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $29.63 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 27% (Start worrying)

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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 -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.

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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J. Pantoja (Small chance) says
In inspection, criteria, perceptions, objectivity are applied. I doubt the machines will have it anytime soon.
Mar 24, 2021 at 12:50 PM
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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