Salary for Licensing Examiners and Inspectors

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This occupation has now been updated to Compliance Officers

Also known as:  Air Pollution Compliance Inspector, Compliance Investigator, Driver's License Examiner, EEO Officer, Environmental Compliance Inspector, Equal Employment Opportunity Investigator, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, Equal Employment Opportunity Representative, Immigration Investigator, Inspector of Weights and Measures

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Licensing examiners and inspectors review the qualifications and compliance of individuals, organizations, corporations, institutions and other entities in regards to local, state and federal licensing requirements. Additionally, they may issue, suspend, or revoke licenses based on compliance with these regulations. Professionals in this occupation require an in-depth knowledge of and the ability to interpret and enforce regulations relevant to licensing. When failure to comply with regulations or laws is noted, these professionals may communicate with the appropriate boards and agencies to report the violation(s). A minimum of a high school diploma is expected for this occupation, although many licensing examiners and inspectors have at least some college, if not a Bachelor's degree.

A Licensing Examiner or Inspector will usually earn a compensation of around $40,160 and $115,220 based on tenure and industry expertise. usually receive a pay level of of seventy-five thousand six hundred and twenty dollars per annum.

can obtain the highest salaries in District of Columbia, where they receive average pay scales of near $96,700. People holding these jobs receive the highest salary in Utilities, where they earn an average pay rate of $91,670.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 50.64 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Licensing Examiners and Inspectors tend to make the most in the following industries:

Utilities
$91,670
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$83,430
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$82,400
Information
$82,320
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$81,130
Manufacturing
$79,880

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$54,510
Accommodation and Food Services
$54,820
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$64,840
Retail Trade
$66,360
Health Care and Social Assistance
$67,010
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$67,750