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Inspector Salary

How much does a Inspector make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Inspector

$35,192 (USD)/yr

$17 (USD)/hr

$475 (USD)/yr

$34,821 (USD)/yr

$17 (USD)/hr

$475 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Inspects materials and products, such as sheet stock, auto body or engine parts, dental instruments, machine shop parts, and metal castings, for conformance to specifications, using fixed or preset measuring instruments. Examines material or product for surface defects, such as cracks, pits, and incomplete welds. Compares product with parts list or sample model to ensure completion of assembly.
The average inspector salary in United States is $35,192 or an equivalent hourly rate of $17. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $475. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$26,815 (USD)

$42,066 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$40,797 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Inspector will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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