Career Outlook for Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Also known as:  Ampoule Examiner, Bag Grader, Cigarette Examiner, Compressed Gas Tester, Machined Parts Quality Inspector, Petroleum Sampler, Quality Assurance Inspector, Quality Control Inspector, Quality Inspector, Spark Plug Tester
The overall job outlook for Inspector, Tester, Sorter, Sampler, or Weigher careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 17.09 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 2.85 percent per year. Demand for Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers is expected to go up, with an expected 37,050 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.13 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers in the following states
California 47,080
Texas 30,220
Pennsylvania 20,430
Ohio 20,050
Michigan 19,270
New York 18,400
Illinois 18,010
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
Guam 50
District of Columbia 120
Montana 300
Alaska 350
Hawaii 410
North Dakota 500
South Dakota 680
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