Transportation Inspectors

What Are The 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
Typical education of 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

What Is the Employment Outlook for Transportation Inspectors?

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.

This career includes 26,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Transportation Inspectors Make?

On average, transportation inspectors make $34.93 per hour or $72,650 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Transportation Inspectors?

Hourly income for Transportation inspectors in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
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

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Transportation Inspectors?

Annual salary for Transportation inspectors in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
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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