Inspector salary in California

Average salary
$56,000/yr
Based on 777 income tax records
$22,500
$126,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$22,500
$126,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Inspectors make?
The average total salary for a Inspector is $56,000 per year. This is based on data from 777 TurboTax users who reported their job as Inspector and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Inspector salary can vary between $22,500 to $126,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Inspector salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Torrance, CA
11 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$45K – $100K
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San Diego, CA
19 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$52K – $72K
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Long Beach, CA
13 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$45K – $92K
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Sacramento, CA
24 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$41K – $74K
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Palmdale, CA
13 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$44K – $67K
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San Jose, CA
16 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$40K – $77K
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Fresno, CA
10 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$37K – $50K
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Bakersfield, CA
17 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$41K – $54K
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Riverside, CA
18 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$39K – $67K
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Los Angeles, CA
17 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$33K – $53K

Inspector salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Construction Testing Services, California
11 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$67K – $103K
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State Of California, California
13 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$48K – $74K
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Mistras Group Services, California
15 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$36K – $72K

Inspector demographics in California

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64% are single
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36% are married
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40% have kids
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40% own a home

Inspector salaries by age in California

$0
$16,375
$32,750
$49,125
$65,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Inspectors in California

777 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a inspector in California is $56,000 per year. Inspector salaries in California can vary between $22,500 to $126,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 777 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as inspector.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for inspectors in California: Construction Testing Services ($91,000 a year), State of California ($70,500 a year), and Mistras Group Services ($51,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for inspectors in California: Torrance, CA ($79,500 a year), San Diego, CA ($63,500 a year), and Long Beach, CA ($57,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.