• Agricultural Inspectors
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 44,720
    $35,780 range bar $58,160
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Slow Growing
  • Agricultural Inspectors investigate agricultural commodities, processing equipment, facilities, and fish and logging operations, to ensure compliance with regulations and laws governing health, quality, and safety.

What do they typically do

  • Label and seal graded products and issue official grading certificates
  • Inspect food products and processing procedures to determine whether products are safe to eat
  • Examine, weigh, and measure products such as poultry, eggs, meat, or seafood to certify qualities, grades, and weights
  • Inspect agricultural products or related operations, as well as fish or logging operations, to make sure they meet laws and regulations governing health, quality, and safety
  • Verify that transportation and handling procedures meet regulatory requirements
  • Set standards for meat and poultry products or for food ingredients, additives, or compounds used to prepare or package products
  • Monitor the operations and sanitary conditions of slaughtering or meat processing plants
  • Interpret and enforce government laws and regulations, and explain required standards to agricultural workers

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.4%
Job Openings 63

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