What does an Inspector do?

Education--
Work/Life Balance
3.3 ★
Total Pay--
Career Opportunity
3.3 ★
Avg. Experience0-1 year

How much does an Inspector make?

Confident
$57,781 /yr
Total Pay
$37,398
 /yr

Base Pay

+
$20,384
 /yr

Additional Pay

$57,781

 / yr
$26K$307K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range
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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.

Average Years of Experience

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

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”

Cardinal Financial CompanyCardinal Financial Company
Quality Inspector
Nov 13, 2020

“Good pay and overtime pay was great .”

Dart ContainerDart Container
Inspector
Jun 14, 2022

“great overtime and not any extra trouble.”

CMR SurgicalCMR Surgical
Quality Inspector
Apr 22, 2022

“Good facility and clean.”

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Inspector Interviews

Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of an Inspector

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  • Qc Manager
  • Qc Specialist
  • QA Manager
  • QA Engineer

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