Updated August 22, 2022

Average Agriculture Inspector Salary

$45,614yearly

$21.93 hourly

Entry level Salary
$28,000 yearly
$28,000
10 %
$45,614
Median
$72,000
90 %

How much does an Agriculture Inspector make?

Agriculture inspectors make $45,614 per year on average, or $21.93 per hour, in the United States. Agriculture inspectors on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $28,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $72,000.

Location impacts how much an agriculture inspector can expect to make. Agriculture inspectors make the most in Pennsylvania, Texas, New Jersey, New York, and New Mexico.

Highest Paying States For Agriculture Inspectors

The darker areas on the map show where agriculture inspectors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Agriculture Inspector average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Pennsylvania$56,004$26.93369
2Texas$54,591$26.25584
3Nevada$51,748$24.8870
4New Mexico$53,216$25.5849
5Alabama$53,149$25.55107
6New York$53,854$25.89372
7South Carolina$48,306$23.22152
8Arizona$50,782$24.41158
9Ohio$47,232$22.71308
10New Jersey$54,187$26.05163
11Connecticut$51,579$24.8088
12Maryland$52,274$25.13179
13West Virginia$48,585$23.3638
14New Hampshire$46,722$22.4675
15Delaware$52,462$25.2222
16Mississippi$45,242$21.7598
17Rhode Island$50,500$24.2825
18Virginia$49,378$23.74273
19Indiana$44,760$21.52232
20Massachusetts$49,364$23.73250
21Kentucky$44,835$21.56110
22California$50,962$24.50811
23Kansas$45,685$21.9671
24North Carolina$45,194$21.73282
25Tennessee$43,524$20.93173
26Maine$42,854$20.6064
27Georgia$43,890$21.10375
28Vermont$43,892$21.1031
29Utah$44,342$21.3275
30Iowa$43,319$20.8375
31District of Columbia$51,627$24.8226
32Wisconsin$44,358$21.33123
33Idaho$42,867$20.6145
34Wyoming$43,254$20.8011
35Illinois$44,690$21.49220
36Florida$39,250$18.87522
37Colorado$39,426$18.95216
38Oklahoma$42,590$20.4852
39Missouri$41,574$19.99133
40Montana$37,512$18.0343
41Minnesota$40,773$19.60167
42North Dakota$38,436$18.4822
43Washington$41,518$19.96150
44Louisiana$40,843$19.6470
45Arkansas$40,421$19.4352
46Hawaii$41,073$19.7514
47Michigan$38,440$18.48204
48Alaska$40,645$19.5410
49South Dakota$34,835$16.7525
50Nebraska$36,298$17.4544
51Oregon$31,894$15.3372

Highest Paying Cities For Agriculture Inspectors

Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Philadelphia, PA$56,650$27.24
2Deptford, NJ$54,258$26.09
3New York, NY$54,140$26.03
4Baltimore, MD$52,374$25.18
5San Francisco, CA$50,641$24.35
6Carrollton, GA$43,729$21.02
7Delray Beach, FL$39,604$19.04
8Lincoln, NE$36,481$17.54

Agriculture Inspector Salary Details

Average Agriculture Inspector Salary Graph
Average Agriculture Inspector Salary Graph, Trends, and Summary

What is an Agriculture Inspector's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$72,000$6,000$35
75th Percentile$58,000$4,833$28
Average$45,614$3,801$22
25th Percentile$35,000$2,917$17
10th Percentile$28,000$2,333$13

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Consumer Safety Inspector$50,363$4,197$24.2132,001
Food Inspector$43,824$3,652$21.0764,809
Inspector$38,757$3,230$18.6317,670

Which Companies Pay Agriculture Inspectors The Most?

The highest paying companies for agriculture inspectors are Munro Shoes and Produce Inspectors of America according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like City & County Of San Francisco - Police Department (sfpd) and Ventura County Community Foundation report highly competitive wages for agriculture inspectors.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Munro Shoes$52,537$25.26
2Produce Inspectors of America$45,666$21.95
3City & County Of San Francisco - Police Department (sfpd)$45,614$21.93
4Ventura County Community Foundation$45,362$21.811
5State of Nevada Employees' Association Inc$42,244$20.312
6My Florida Regional Mls$39,657$19.0711
7NC.gov$36,373$17.4910
8Mahoney's Garden Centers$36,240$17.42
9Florida Department of Transportation$33,978$16.347
10State of Georgia: Teachers Retirement System of Georgia$33,895$16.3080
11County of San Joaquin, CA$24,627$11.84

Agriculture Inspector Salary Trends

Average Agriculture Inspector Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Agriculture Inspector Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$45,600$21.93+2.6%
    2021$44,400$21.36+3.0%
    2020$43,100$20.73+1.7%
    2019$42,400$20.38+1.4%
    2018$41,800$20.10-1.4%

    Recently Added Agriculture Inspector Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    Florida Department of TransportationAgriculture & Consumer Protect Inspector 1Callahan, FL07/21/2022$31,200
    MyfloridaAgriculture & Consumer Protect Inspector 1Callahan, FL07/20/2022$31,200
    State of North CarolinaAgricultural Inspector (Territory 2)--Temporary SolutionsBoone, NC07/16/2022$33,622
    State of North CarolinaAgricultural Inspector (Territory 3)--Temporary SolutionsBoone, NC07/15/2022$33,622
    State of GeorgiaAgriculture Inspector 1-Livestock and PoultryJefferson, GA07/12/2022$37,500
    State of GeorgiaAgriculture Inspector 1-Livestock and PoultryJefferson, GA07/12/2022$35,000
    State of GeorgiaAgriculture Inspector 1-Retail FuelAtlanta, GA05/25/2022$35,000
    Florida Department of TransportationAgriculture & Consumer Protect InspectorCallahan, FL05/13/2022$27,040
    MyfloridaAgriculture & Consumer Protect InspectorCallahan, FL05/11/2022$27,040
    Florida Department of TransportationAgriculture & Consumer Protect InspectorWinter Haven, FL04/29/2022$27,040

    Agriculture Inspector Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Agriculture Inspectors the most?

    Pennsylvania pays Agriculture Inspectors the most in the United States, with an average salary of $56,004 per year, or $26.93 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as an Agriculture Inspector?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as an Agriculture Inspector if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Texas you should be paid close to $54,591 per year.

    What type of Agriculture Inspector gets paid the most?

    Consumer Safety Inspector gets paid the most. Consumer Safety Inspector made a median salary of $50,363. The best-paid 10 percent make $59,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $42,000.

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