Some of the skills we found on assembly inspector resumes included "inspect parts," "hand tools," and "customer requirements." We have detailed the most important assembly inspector responsibilities below.
The assembly inspectors who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied business and general studies, while a small population of assembly inspectors studied electrical engineering and criminal justice.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become an assembly inspector. We've found that most assembly inspector resumes include experience from Aerojet Rocketdyne, Lockheed Martin, and Newell Brands. Of recent, Aerojet Rocketdyne had 2 positions open for assembly inspectors. Meanwhile, there are 2 job openings at Lockheed Martin and 2 at Newell Brands.
If you're interested in companies where assembly inspectors make the most money, you'll want to apply for positions at Lockheed Martin, Raytheon Company, and BAE Systems. We found that at Lockheed Martin, the average assembly inspector salary is $42,642. Whereas at Raytheon Company, assembly inspectors earn roughly $36,781. And at BAE Systems, they make an average salary of $33,151.
We also looked into companies who hire assembly inspectors from the top 100 educational institutions in the U.S. The top three companies that hire the most from these institutions include Caterpillar, General Motors, and Ford Motor Company.
In general, assembly inspectors fulfill roles in the manufacturing and automotive industries. While employment numbers are high in those industries, the assembly inspector annual salary is the highest in the technology industry with $25,507 as the average salary. Meanwhile, the manufacturing and automotive industries pay $24,216 and $23,352 respectively. This means that assembly inspectors who are employed in the technology industry make 10.2% more than assembly inspectors who work in the health care Industry.