Construction inspectors

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2264  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Construction inspectors inspect the construction and maintenance of new and existing buildings, bridges, highways and industrial construction to ensure that specifications and building codes are observed and monitor work site safety. They are employed by federal, provincial and municipal governments, construction companies, architectural and civil engineering consulting firms or they may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Boiler Installation Inspector
  • Bridge And Building Inspector
  • Bridge Inspector
  • Bridge Inspector - Construction And Maintenance
  • Building Construction Inspector
  • Building Construction Inspector Foreman/woman
  • Building Inspector
  • Building Inspector - Electrical Wiring
  • Building Inspector - Structure
  • Building Safety Inspector
  • Canada Mortgage And Housing Corporation (CMHC) Inspector
  • Carpentry Inspector
  • Closed Circuit TV Sewer Inspector
  • CMHC (Canada Mortgage And Housing Corporation) Inspector
  • Compliance Inspector - Buildings
  • Construction Field Inspector
  • Construction Inspector
  • Construction Inspector And Tester
  • Construction Inspector Supervisor
  • Construction Safety Officer
  • Dam Construction Inspector
  • Ditch Construction Inspector
  • Electrical Energy Installation Inspector
  • Electrical Inspector - Construction
  • Electrical Installation Inspector
  • Electrical Safety Inspector
  • Electrical Wiring Inspector - Construction
  • Flood Damage Inspector - Construction Sites
  • Highway Construction Inspector
  • Highway Construction Inspector Foreman/woman
  • Home Construction Inspector
  • Home Inspector
  • Housing Construction Inspector
  • Housing Rehabilitation Inspector
  • Industrial Construction Safety Inspector
  • Industrial Electric Installation Inspector
  • Irrigation Inspector - Construction
  • Maintenance Inspector - Construction
  • Masonry Inspector
  • Mine Construction Inspector
  • Mine Inspector, Construction
  • Pipeline Construction Inspector
  • Pipeline Construction Inspector Foreman/woman
  • Pipeline Inspector Foreman/woman
  • Plumbing Inspector
  • Pre-stressed Concrete Inspector
  • Public Works Inspector - Construction
  • Refinery Equipment Inspector
  • Reinforced Concrete Inspector
  • Road Construction Inspector
  • Road Grading Inspector
  • Road Paving Inspector
  • Safety Officer - Construction
  • Sand And Gravel Inspector - Construction
  • Sewer Construction Inspector
  • Soil Inspector - Construction
  • Structural Ironwork Inspector
  • Structural Steel Inspector
  • Tunnel Construction Inspector
  • Waterworks Construction Inspector
  • Wiring Inspector - Domestic Installation
  • Wiring Inspector - Industrial Installation
  • Bridge Inspector
  • Building Construction Inspector
  • Construction Inspector
  • Highway Construction Inspector
  • Home Inspector
  • Housing Construction Inspector
  • Mine Inspector, Construction
  • Plumbing Inspector
  • Pre-stressed Concrete Inspector
  • Safety Officer - Construction
  • Building Inspector

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for construction inspectors.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $60,489
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $87,525
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $57,831
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $61,464
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $63,502
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for construction inspectors.

Gender Median Income
Male $63,502
Female $63,774
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (3 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for construction inspectors.

$68,000.00
Lowest Observed
$98,000.00
Highest Observed
$68,000.00
25th Percentile
$78,083.33
Average
$68,250.00
Median
$98,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for construction inspectors

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 55
25 to 34 years 85
35 to 44 years 130
45 to 54 years 235
55 to 64 years 160
65 to 74 years 30
75 years and over 0
Total 695
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for construction inspectors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 245
Part Time 435
Total 670
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for construction inspectors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 630
Female 65
Total 695
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for construction inspectors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 585
Self Employed 105
Total 695
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for construction inspectors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 670
Unemployed 25
Total 695
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for construction inspectors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 120
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 70
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 220
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 20
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 235
Total 670
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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