What does an Inspector do?

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

How much does an Inspector make near United States?

$47,499 /yr
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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.


Years of Experience Distribution

0 - 1
2 - 4
5 - 7
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.
NK Motors GroupNK Motors Group
Vehicle Damage Assessor
Oct 11, 2022

“The freedom if you needed time to take time away for doctors appointments and other personal reasons was good.”

Inspector General Auditor
Aug 21, 2021

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

Garment Inspector/Hanger
Oct 21, 2022

“My store manager was a good person and I got decent hours when I worked there.”

Quality Inspector
Mar 27, 2023

“You will be working in the same job for 20 years and there will be no vertical career development/career switches.”

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.”

Structural Inspector
Dec 7, 2022

“1. Well know name so it is so helpful to you to join other firms 2. Good opportunities to learn”

Care Quality CommissionCare Quality Commission
Jul 21, 2021

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

The Planning InspectorateThe Planning Inspectorate
Planning Inspector
Aug 29, 2023

“Pay at the entry level isn't brilliant but this is offset by a good work / life balance and not having to manage anyone else.”

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Inspector Interviews

Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of an Inspector

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

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QC Manager
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QC Specialist
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QA Engineer
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