Salary for Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

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The main responsibilities of these workers include testing, inspecting, sorting and weighing nonagricultural raw materials. The job is not dangerous, but it can sometimes include elongated periods of standing and bending. A high school degree or GED is often necessary to be considered for this job. An employer will then usually require up to a year of formal on-site job training before an employee can start work.

An Inspector, Tester, Sorter, Sampler, or Weigher usually receives a compensation somewhere between 24000 to 36000 based on seniority. Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers get an average pay level of Thirty Five Thousand Four Hundred dollars annually.

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers receive the best pay in Virgin Islands, which has average job salaries of approximating $68340. People with this job title obtain the highest salaries in Public Administration, where they get average job salaries of $53970.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 13.36 percent nationwide in that time.
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers tend to make the most in the following industries
Utilities $53,970
Public Administration $47,530
Finance and Insurance $41,980
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $41,180
Construction $40,360
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $40,120
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $22,560
Accommodation and Food Services $24,720
Health Care and Social Assistance $26,690
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $29,340
Other Services (except Public Administration) $29,610
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $30,710