Military Inspectors and Evaluators

Military Career

General Information

Description

Inspectors and evaluators review and ensure the quality of military processes and resources. They may inspect the status of equipment, facilities, vehicles, or personnel, and collect information through observation and interviews. They verify compliance with appropriate regulations and prepare reports and recommendations to communicate findings.

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Work Environment

Inspectors and evaluators normally work in an office. They may work outdoors and with aircraft during inspections.

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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Military Outlook

Service Branches

Jobs in this career field may be available in other service branches. Call or email a particular branch for more info.

Military Status

  • Enlisted
    • Hands-on/specialized
    • High school diploma required

Military Workforce

Inspectors and Evaluators in the Military

2,086

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Salary

Average Salary

$107,221

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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 63%
  • Master's degree 14%
  • High school 8%
  • Post-secondary certificate 6%
  • Associate's degree 5%
  • Some college 1%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Military training

All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Inspectors and evaluators gain skills through classes and on-the-job experience. Training content may include: Procedures and methods for inspectionProcedures and methods for evaluationOperation of equipment and computer systemsPreparation of reports and other written documents

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Knowledge

  • English Language
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Clerical
  • Law and Government
  • Education and Training

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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