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The average construction inspector salary in District of Columbia, United States is $71,604 or an hourly rate of $34. This is 12% higher (+$7,540) than the average construction inspector salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,582.
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An entry level construction inspector (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $57,255. On the other end, a senior level construction inspector (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $86,611.

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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.

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