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The average food inspector salary in United States is $40,477 or an equivalent hourly rate of $19. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $607. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level food inspector (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $30,801. On the other end, a senior level food inspector (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $53,169.

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Job Description
Inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh nonagricultural raw materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from specifications. May use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment.

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