Transportation Inspectors

Training Requirements for Transportation Inspectors

Transportation inspectors need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Transportation inspectors
Percent
Less than High School 6.1
High School 34.1
Some College 29.1
Associates Degree 15.5
Bachelors Degree 11.5
Masters Degree 3.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment Outlook for Transportation Inspectors

This represents about 26,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 more transportation inspectors but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 7,000 more.

Typical Income for Transportation Inspectors

Hourly Income

On average,transportation inspectors make $34.93 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Transportation inspectors $14.99 $24.34 $34.72 $45.00 $56.25
Transportation and material moving occupations $9.21 $10.91 $14.78 $20.76 $28.50
Other transportation workers $8.71 $9.57 $11.33 $15.27 $26.02
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, transportation inspectors make $72,650 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Transportation inspectors $31,170 $50,630 $72,220 $93,590 $116,990
Transportation and material moving occupations $19,150 $22,680 $30,730 $43,170 $59,270
Other transportation workers $18,110 $19,900 $23,560 $31,770 $54,120
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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