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The median wage in 2010 for Construction and Building Inspectors in California was $69,007 annually, or $33.17 hourly.

Concern for public safety and a desire for improvement in the quality of construction should continue to stimulate demand for Construction and Building Inspectors in government as well as in firms specializing in architectural, engineering, and related services. Green and sustainable designs are new areas of focus that will also drive the demand for Construction and Building Inspectors.

In California, the number of Construction and Building Inspectors is expected to grow much faster than average growth rate for all occupations. Jobs for Construction and Building Inspectors are expected to increase by 14.9 percent, or 1,700 jobs between 2008 and 2018.

Source: California Occupational Guides