Salary for Transportation Inspectors

Also known as:  Aircraft Inspector, Aircraft Landing Gear Inspector, Aircraft Quality Control Inspector, Airworthiness Safety Inspector, Freight Inspector, Locomotive Inspector, Motor Vehicle Emissions Inspector, Railroad Car Inspector, Railroad Inspector, School Bus Inspector

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These workers inspect any and all goods associated with the transport of cargo or persons. This occupation may or may not be dangerous depending on the goods that are inspected. To become a transportation inspector, one must first acquire a high school diploma, GED or above. Before beginning official work, a few months to a year of formal training on-the-job may be required.

A Transportation Inspector can receive an average pay level of between $35,560 to $132,710 depending on education and experience. will most likely receive an average wage of eigthy-one thousand three hundred and twenty dollars per annum.

can receive the best pay in District of Columbia, where they can receive normal pay levels of just about $110,870. They have the best average pay in Public Administration, where they can earn job pay of $85,910.

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INDUSTRIES

Transportation Inspectors tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
$85,910
Wholesale Trade
$85,470
Transportation and Warehousing
$84,530
Manufacturing
$83,290
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$76,250
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$72,320

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Other Services (except Public Administration)
$36,910
Retail Trade
$49,530
Educational Services
$67,400
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$72,320
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$76,250
Manufacturing
$83,290