What does an Inspector do?

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Avg. Experience0-1 Year

Inspector Salaries

Average Base Pay

$84,749 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$44K
Median: $85K
$162K
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Inspector Career Path

Learn how to become an Inspector, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

Inspector

Years of Experience Distribution

0 - 1
41%
2 - 4
37%
5 - 7
6%
8+
16%
Not including years spent in education and/or training

Inspector Insights

Read what Inspector professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
CIACIA
Inspector General Auditor
Aug 21, 2021

“I was from corporate America and very experienced but still was overlooked for less experienced career federal workers.”

Genesis ProductsGenesis Products
Quality Inspector
Aug 30, 2022

“Pay was great at the beginning but then started teaching more areas and didn’t want to pay.”

Care Quality CommissionCare Quality Commission
Inspector
Jul 21, 2021

“Not many opportunities to progress career upwards within the organisation as managers do not leave.”

KemperKemper
Material Damage Manager
Aug 30, 2020

“The company is growing at an incredible rate which leaves for TONS of career advancement opportunities.”

Power Home RemodelingPower Home Remodeling
Pre-Install Inspection Manager
Apr 30, 2020

“We provide unparalleled service and products to our customers and are changing the way the average homeowner thinks about home remodeling.”

SelfhackedSelfhacked
Home Inspector
Dec 10, 2020

“Good good very good and the best”

ChevronChevron
Quality Inspector
Sept 30, 2022

“Good good and easy.”

Cardinal Financial CompanyCardinal Financial Company
Quality Inspector
Nov 13, 2020

“Good pay and overtime pay was great .”

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Inspector Interviews

Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of an Inspector

The most similar professions to Inspector are:
  • QC Manager
  • QC Specialist
  • QA Manager
  • QA Engineer

Related Careers

QC Manager
$92,718
No skills overlap
QC Specialist
$51,868
No skills overlap
QA Manager
$94,237
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QA Engineer
$72,779
No skills overlap

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