• Agricultural Inspectors
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 43,530
    $34,920 range bar $55,740
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Slow Growing
  • Agricultural inspectors inspect agricultural products, processing equipment and facilities, and fish and logging operations to make sure they comply with regulations and laws related to 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 +0.1%
Job Opening 75

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