Agricultural Inspectors

3.1/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
59%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
0.5%
by 2031
WAGES
$45,140
or $21.70 hourly
VOLUME
13,630
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 59% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Agricultural Inspectors' job openings is expected to rise 0.5% by 2031
'Agricultural Inspectors' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Agricultural Inspectors' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Agricultural Inspectors' was $45,140, or $21.70 hourly
'Agricultural Inspectors' are paid 1.4% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as agricultural inspectors?

As of 2021 there were 13,630 people employed as Agricultural Inspectors within the United States.
This represents around 0.010% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 10 thousand people are employed as Agricultural Inspectors.

Job description

Inspect agricultural commodities, processing equipment, and facilities, and fish and logging operations, to ensure compliance with regulations and laws governing health, quality, and safety.

SOC Code: 45-2011.00

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