Agricultural Inspectors

What Are The Training Requirements for Agricultural Inspectors?

Agricultural inspectors need a bachelor's degree and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Agricultural inspectors
Typical education of Agricultural inspectors
Percent
Less than High School 8.5
High School 21.4
Some College 23.8
Associates Degree 10.2
Bachelors Degree 29.6
Masters Degree 5.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.8

What Is the Employment Outlook for Agricultural Inspectors?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 less agricultural inspectors but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 3,000 more.

This career includes 14,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Agricultural Inspectors Make?

On average, agricultural inspectors make $21.28 per hour or $44,260 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Agricultural Inspectors?

Hourly income for Agricultural inspectors in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Agricultural inspectors $12.78 $15.54 $20.58 $25.03 $30.69
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations $9.32 $10.01 $11.30 $14.87 $20.60
Agricultural workers $9.21 $10.01 $10.93 $13.26 $17.64
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Agricultural Inspectors?

Annual salary for Agricultural inspectors in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Agricultural inspectors $26,580 $32,320 $42,800 $52,060 $63,840
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations $19,380 $20,810 $23,510 $30,930 $42,860
Agricultural workers $19,160 $20,810 $22,740 $27,570 $36,680
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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