Average Consumer Safety Inspector Salary
$52,000 yearly
$18.57 hourly
Updated July 8, 2021
$45,000
10 %
$52,000
Median
$60,000
90 %
Consumer safety inspectors in the United States make an average salary of $52,267 per year or $25.13 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $45,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $60,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, and New Jersey provide the highest consumer safety inspector salaries.

Average Consumer Safety Inspector Salary By State

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

Average Salary

Consumer Safety Inspector average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$55,498
$55,498
$26.68
$26.68
Alaska
Alaska
$62,239
$62,239
$29.92
$29.92
Arizona
Arizona
$53,140
$53,140
$25.55
$25.55
Arkansas
Arkansas
$49,118
$49,118
$23.61
$23.61
California
California
$50,062
$50,062
$24.07
$24.07
Colorado
Colorado
$51,694
$51,694
$24.85
$24.85
Connecticut
Connecticut
$59,977
$59,977
$28.84
$28.84
Delaware
Delaware
$59,811
$59,811
$28.76
$28.76
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$58,566
$58,566
$28.16
$28.16
Florida
Florida
$41,200
$41,200
$19.81
$19.81
Georgia
Georgia
$49,253
$49,253
$23.68
$23.68
Hawaii
Hawaii
$53,070
$53,070
$25.51
$25.51
Idaho
Idaho
$52,775
$52,775
$25.37
$25.37
Illinois
Illinois
$56,012
$56,012
$26.93
$26.93
Indiana
Indiana
$50,675
$50,675
$24.36
$24.36
Iowa
Iowa
$54,221
$54,221
$26.07
$26.07
Kansas
Kansas
$55,186
$55,186
$26.53
$26.53
Kentucky
Kentucky
$51,819
$51,819
$24.91
$24.91
Louisiana
Louisiana
$53,488
$53,488
$25.72
$25.72
Maine
Maine
$49,582
$49,582
$23.84
$23.84
Maryland
Maryland
$58,778
$58,778
$28.26
$28.26
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$58,630
$58,630
$28.19
$28.19
Michigan
Michigan
$50,522
$50,522
$24.29
$24.29
Minnesota
Minnesota
$57,348
$57,348
$27.57
$27.57
Mississippi
Mississippi
$52,311
$52,311
$25.15
$25.15
Missouri
Missouri
$56,160
$56,160
$27.00
$27.00
Montana
Montana
$50,344
$50,344
$24.20
$24.20
Nebraska
Nebraska
$56,267
$56,267
$27.05
$27.05
Nevada
Nevada
$56,821
$56,821
$27.32
$27.32
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$56,399
$56,399
$27.11
$27.11
New Jersey
New Jersey
$59,774
$59,774
$28.74
$28.74
New Mexico
New Mexico
$53,049
$53,049
$25.50
$25.50
New York
New York
$59,457
$59,457
$28.59
$28.59
North Carolina
North Carolina
$50,437
$50,437
$24.25
$24.25
North Dakota
North Dakota
$48,153
$48,153
$23.15
$23.15
Ohio
Ohio
$53,183
$53,183
$25.57
$25.57
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$45,265
$45,265
$21.76
$21.76
Oregon
Oregon
$48,894
$48,894
$23.51
$23.51
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$59,592
$59,592
$28.65
$28.65
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$59,903
$59,903
$28.80
$28.80
South Carolina
South Carolina
$50,830
$50,830
$24.44
$24.44
South Dakota
South Dakota
$51,832
$51,832
$24.92
$24.92
Tennessee
Tennessee
$48,877
$48,877
$23.50
$23.50
Texas
Texas
$52,304
$52,304
$25.15
$25.15
Utah
Utah
$53,084
$53,084
$25.52
$25.52
Vermont
Vermont
$52,513
$52,513
$25.25
$25.25
Virginia
Virginia
$57,179
$57,179
$27.49
$27.49
Washington
Washington
$58,220
$58,220
$27.99
$27.99
West Virginia
West Virginia
$53,159
$53,159
$25.56
$25.56
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$50,651
$50,651
$24.35
$24.35
Wyoming
Wyoming
$55,398
$55,398
$26.63
$26.63

Highest Paying Cities For Consumer Safety Inspector

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Mount Vernon, WA
Mount Vernon, WA
$59,069
$59,069
$28.40
$28.40
Austin, MN
Austin, MN
$57,243
$57,243
$27.52
$27.52
Harrisonburg, VA
Harrisonburg, VA
$56,610
$56,610
$27.22
$27.22
Saint Joseph, MO
Saint Joseph, MO
$56,346
$56,346
$27.09
$27.09
Omaha, NE
Omaha, NE
$56,326
$56,326
$27.08
$27.08
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
$56,096
$56,096
$26.97
$26.97

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    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Agriculture Inspector

    Avg. salary: $57,527

    An agriculture inspector scrutinizes agricultural food products and the processing methods for safe consumption. Agriculture inspectors should have knowledge about the regulations set by the FDA for the proper implementation of the rules. Oftentimes, they are in charge of the issuance of the official grades for the standards. They also take action whenever a problem arises to come up with a remedy before the contaminated products are marketed. Also, it is their job to audit and assess different aspects of livestock production.
    8,732 Agriculture Inspector Jobs
    Food Inspector

    Avg. salary: $49,702

    The Food Inspector focuses on securing all consumers' health and safety from a company's food products. They must enforce all food standards outlined by the Food and Drug Administration. Other responsibilities include inspection of slaughterhouses, food production facilities, and other food-related establishments if they follow safety and health regulations and protocols. The Food Inspector determines if the establishment is safe to sell food products and if they have permits to operate. Their job also requires them to ensure that all food sold is fit for consumption and safe according to federal laws.
    29,889 Food Inspector Jobs
    Safety Inspector

    Avg. salary: $48,909

    A safety inspector is in charge of performing inspections to ensure that workplaces comply with the company or government's safety standards and regulations. Their responsibilities include inspecting tools and equipment, reviewing documents and specifications, assessing the workforce performances and conditions, observing facilities, and ensuring that employees have protective gear and safety measure knowledge. Moreover, a safety inspector utilizes the findings of their observation to recommend methods that will help workplaces maintain a safe and healthy environment for everyone. They may also investigate workplace incidents to keep them from happening again.
    14,840 Safety Inspector Jobs

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    Recently Added Consumer Safety Inspector Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    06/30/2021
    06/30/2021
    $58,585
    $58,585
    06/30/2021
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Sioux Falls, SD
    Sioux Falls, SD
    06/30/2021
    06/30/2021
    $53,433
    $53,433
    06/30/2021
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Sioux City, IA
    Sioux City, IA
    06/30/2021
    06/30/2021
    $53,433
    $53,433
    06/30/2021
    Food Safety and Inspection Service
    Food Safety and Inspection Service
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Billings, MT
    Billings, MT
    06/29/2021
    06/29/2021
    $53,433
    $53,433
    06/29/2021
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Janesville, WI
    Janesville, WI
    06/26/2021
    06/26/2021
    $53,433
    $53,433
    06/26/2021
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Kansas City, MO
    Kansas City, MO
    06/26/2021
    06/26/2021
    $53,977
    $53,977
    06/26/2021
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Marietta, GA
    Marietta, GA
    06/24/2021
    06/24/2021
    $56,295
    $56,295
    06/24/2021
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Stoneboro, PA
    Stoneboro, PA
    06/24/2021
    06/24/2021
    $53,433
    $53,433
    06/24/2021
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Consumer Safety Inspector
    Papillion, NE
    Papillion, NE
    06/22/2021
    06/22/2021
    $53,608
    $53,608
    06/22/2021
    Supervisory Consumer Safety Inspector
    Supervisory Consumer Safety Inspector
    Tar Heel, NC
    Tar Heel, NC
    06/22/2021
    06/22/2021
    $58,842
    $58,842
    06/22/2021

    Average Consumer Safety Inspector Salary by Demographic

    Consumer Safety Inspector Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $41,103
    female-income
    Female Income
    $39,233
    Median Consumer Safety Inspector Income by Race
    White consumer safety inspectors have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american consumer safety inspectors have the lowest average salary at $39,429.
    $42,000
    $41,000
    $40,000
    $39,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$41,033
    Black or African American$39,429
    Asian$39,933
    Unknown$40,545
    Hispanic or Latino$39,900
    Average Consumer Safety Inspector Salary by Education Level
    Consumer safety inspectors with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $43,570 annually. With a Bachelors degree, consumer safety inspectors earn a median annual income of $42,163 compared to $42,131 for consumer safety inspectors with an Associate degree.
    $44,000
    $43,000
    $42,000
    $41,000
    $40,000
    $39,000
    No Education
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    No Education$39,852
    High School Diploma or Less$41,103
    Some College/ Associate Degree$42,131
    Bachelor's Degree$42,163
    Master's Degree$43,570