Agricultural Inspectors

Training Requirements for Agricultural Inspectors

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

Degrees for 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

Employment Outlook for Agricultural Inspectors

This represents about 14,000 people in the United States.

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.

Typical Income for Agricultural Inspectors

Hourly Income

On average,agricultural inspectors make $21.28 per hour.

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

Annual Salaries

On average, agricultural inspectors make $44,260 per year.

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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