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How Much Does an Agriculture Inspector Earn In The United States?

Agriculture Inspector Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$41,000
$23,000
$41,000
$71,000
Agriculture inspectors in the United States make an average salary of $41,512 per year or $19.96 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level agriculture inspector salary is roughly $23,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $71,000. If you like following the crowd, government and construction companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out None, None, and None companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Washington, and Delaware provide the highest agriculture inspector salaries.
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Where Agriculture Inspectors Earn The Most

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How Much Do Agriculture Inspectors Earn In Different Cities?

While an agriculture inspector can average a salary of $41,512 per year, or $19.96 per hour, there are many opportunities for agriculture inspectors to make more. For example, in Sacramento, CA you might make $62,557 per year. Other high-paying locations include Philadelphia, PA, Baltimore, MD and Lincoln, NE. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Sacramento, CA where the average starting salary is $33,000. The highest paying states for agriculture inspectors include New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, Tennessee, South Carolina, and Georgia offer the lowest salaries.
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City
Average Salary

Sacramento, CA

Salary Range44k - 87k$63k$62,557

Philadelphia, PA

Salary Range43k - 86k$61k$61,269

Baltimore, MD

Salary Range41k - 80k$58k$57,850

Lincoln, NE

Salary Range35k - 65k$48k$47,872

Columbus, GA

Salary Range30k - 61k$43k$43,431

Miami, FL

Salary Range27k - 62k$42k$41,639
$27k
$87k

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Which Companies Pay Agriculture Inspectors The Most?

To earn a high income as an agriculture inspector, working for San Joaquin County or State of North Carolina might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like State of Georgia and State of Montana report highly competitive salaries for agriculture inspectors.
Company
Company
Average Salary
San Joaquin County
Salary Range44k - 60k$52k$51,799
State of North Carolina
Salary Range27k - 36k$32k$31,826
State of Georgia
Salary Range25k - 33k$29k$29,265
State of Montana
Salary Range19k - 23k$21k$21,427
$19k
$60k

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Agriculture Inspector Salary History

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    Recently Added Agriculture Inspector Salaries

    Location
    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Agriculture & Consumer Protect Inspector
    Agriculture & Consumer Protect Inspector
    Agriculture & Consumer Protect Inspector
    South Burlington, VT
    South Burlington, VT
    01/23/2021
    01/23/2021
    $26,541
    $26,541
    01/23/2021
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Agriculture & Consumer Protect Inspector
    Agriculture & Consumer Protect Inspector
    Agriculture & Consumer Protect Inspector
    South Burlington, VT
    South Burlington, VT
    12/18/2020
    12/18/2020
    $26,541
    $26,541
    12/18/2020
    Agricultural Inspector--Temporary Solutions
    Agricultural Inspector--Temporary Solutions
    Boone, NC
    Boone, NC
    12/14/2020
    12/14/2020
    $32,808
    $32,808
    12/14/2020
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Agriculture & Consumer Protection Inspector
    Agriculture & Consumer Protection Inspector
    Agriculture & Consumer Protection Inspector
    South Burlington, VT
    South Burlington, VT
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $26,541
    $26,541
    10/30/2020
    Maryland Government Jobs
    Maryland Government Jobs
    Agricultural Inspector II
    Agricultural Inspector II
    Agricultural Inspector II
    Maryland
    Maryland
    10/17/2020
    10/17/2020
    $32,515
    $32,515
    10/17/2020
    Maryland Department of Agriculture
    Maryland Department of Agriculture
    Agricultural Inspector II
    Agricultural Inspector II
    Agricultural Inspector II
    Westminster, MD
    Westminster, MD
    09/30/2020
    09/30/2020
    $40,926
    $40,926
    09/30/2020
    Maryland Government Jobs
    Maryland Government Jobs
    Agricultural Inspector II-Food Quality Assurance
    Agricultural Inspector II-Food Quality Assurance
    Agricultural Inspector II-Food Quality Assurance
    Baltimore, MD
    Baltimore, MD
    09/22/2020
    09/22/2020
    $40,926
    $40,926
    09/22/2020
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Agriculture & Consumer Protection Inspector
    Agriculture & Consumer Protection Inspector
    Agriculture & Consumer Protection Inspector
    South Burlington, VT
    South Burlington, VT
    08/21/2020
    08/21/2020
    $26,541
    $26,541
    08/21/2020
    County of Sacramento
    County of Sacramento
    Agricultural and Standards Inspector Junior II (Including Canine Handler Special Skills Class)
    Agricultural and Standards Inspector Junior II (Including Canine Handler Special Skills Class)
    Agricultural and Standards Inspector Junior II (Including Canine Handler Special Skills Class)
    Sacramento, CA
    Sacramento, CA
    04/07/2020
    04/07/2020
    $56,167
    $56,167
    04/07/2020
    Agricultural Inspector Aid
    Agricultural Inspector Aid
    Los Angeles, CA
    Los Angeles, CA
    02/27/2020
    02/27/2020
    $32,979
    $32,979
    02/27/2020