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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.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
474011  Construction and Building Inspectors 2,217 2,274 57 2.57 % 68 62 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    260  12 % 280  12 % 20  8 % $58,130
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    260  12 % 280  12 % 20  8 % $58,130
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    220  10 % 220  10 % 0  -1 % $63,400
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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