Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Agricultural Inspectors: Jobs, Career, Salary and Education Information
What Agricultural inspectors Do
Inspect agricultural commodities, processing equipment, and facilities, and fish and logging operations, to ensure compliance with regulations and laws governing health, quality, and safety.
Agricultural inspector Salaries
- 2014 employment: 14,200
- May 2015 median annual wage: $43,380
Job Outlook for Agricultural inspectors
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: -100
- Growth rate: -1 percent (Little or no change)
How to Become an Agricultural inspector
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: Bachelor's degree
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training
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