Agricultural Inspectors

General Information

Description

Inspect agricultural commodities, processing equipment, and facilities, and fish and logging operations, to ensure compliance with regulations and laws governing health, quality, and safety.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$45,490

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$66,080
$29,860
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 56%
  • Some college 12%
  • Associate's degree 12%
  • Bachelor's degree 10%
  • Less than high school 7%
  • First professional degree 1%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Related College Majors

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Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Mathematics
  • Law and Government
  • Administration and Management
  • Food Production

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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