Inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh nonagricultural raw materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from specifications. May use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 571,600 people employed as inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers in the United States. The median annual salary is $38,580. Entry level employees earn approximately $28,820 per year and senior employees earn approximately $62,970 per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime pay, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.