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Government Property Inspectors and Investigators

General Information

Description

Investigate or inspect government property to ensure compliance with contract agreements and government regulations.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit56.08%
  2. State and local government25.20%
  3. Federal government9.89%
  4. Private, not for profit7.20%
  5. Self-employed1.60%

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

$71,690

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$95,790
$45,520
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 39%
  • Associate's degree 24%
  • Post-secondary certificate 16%
  • Some college 10%
  • High school 9%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.
  • Enterprising — You have an interest in managing, negotiating and marketing, or leading and advising others.
  • Realistic — You have an interest in physically working with equipment, materials or structures.

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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

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Administrative
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Building and Construction

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