Inspector

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How much does an Inspector make in the United States?

Average base salary
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11.6k salaries reported, updated at Aug 10, 2020
$16.40
per hour
The average salary for a inspector is $16.40 per hour in the United States and $6,000 overtime per year.
Additional compensation
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Overtime
$6,000
per year
Most common benefits
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Professional development assistance
  • 401(k)
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Most common benefits for Inspectors

  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Professional development assistance
  • 401(k)
  • Life insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible schedule
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid time off
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 11,349 ratings

52% of Inspectors in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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How can inspectors increase their salary?

Inspectors can earn pay raises a number of different ways. Some inspectors earn salary increases by performing well and consistently exceeding expectations. Others complete additional training or earn an advanced degree which qualifies them for a higher salary. If an inspector requests a pay increase and is denied, they may decide to pursue a higher-paying position with a different company.

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