Career Outlook for Construction and Building Inspectors

Also known as:  Architectural Inspector, Bridge Inspector, Building Code Inspector, Building Inspector, Construction Inspector, Electrical Inspector, Elevator Inspector, Highway Inspector, Home Inspector, Plumbing Inspector
The overall job outlook for Construction or Building Inspector careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 7.96 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.33 percent per year. Demand for Construction and Building Inspectors is expected to go up, with an expected 34,930 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 4.89 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Construction and Building Inspectors in the following states
California 8,930
New York 6,670
Texas 6,430
Florida 5,790
Pennsylvania 5,130
New Jersey 4,020
Illinois 3,110
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Construction and Building Inspectors
Guam 70
North Dakota 120
Vermont 140
South Dakota 190
Rhode Island 200
Montana 220
West Virginia 240