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Construction and Building Inspectors (47-4011)

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.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 276 305 10.51 16 20 39
United States 117300 125000 0.0 6700 8300 15800
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with moderate employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 31.96 18.20 23.49 30.22 38.93 48.64
Alaska 43.39 27.42 32.60 40.13 49.21 57.82
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 45.93 26.96 32.52 42.06 51.36 60.61
Balance of State 39.78 29.38 33.55 37.72 46.75 52.91

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.