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Construction and Building Inspectors

in Massachusetts

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.

Occupation Projection for Construction and Building Inspectors

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
474011  Construction and Building Inspectors 2,515 2,654 139 5.53 % 127 146 14 287 High school diploma or equivalent 

Construction and Building Inspectors Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    520  21 % 550  21 % 30  6 % $65,820
Utilities    160  6 % 170  6 % 10  3 % $82,490
Utilities    160  6 % 170  6 % 10  3 % $82,490
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    140  6 % 160  6 % 20  12 % $61,040
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    140  6 % 160  6 % 20  12 % $61,040
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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