The national average salary for a Food Inspector in the United States is $47,971 per year or $23.06 per hour.If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $65,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $35,000 per year.Technology companies and Non Profits companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities.The best states for high paying Food Inspector jobs are New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.Most Food Inspectors spend 3.6 years in the position.
As a Food Inspector in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $47,971 per year or $23.06 per hour.Miami, FL reports the highest annual salary for Food Inspectors at 37,920.Even an entry-level Food Inspector makes $19,000 per year in Miami, FL.The top 5 states with the highest reported Food Inspector salaries are New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.Idaho, South Dakota, Nebraska, Montana, and Colorado have the lowest reported salaries for Food Inspectors.
The darker areas on the map show where Food Inspectors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.
Average Food Inspector Salary By Company
Food Inspectors can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others.Technology companies and Non Profits companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field.State of Arizona and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania are the highest paying companies.
Wages for Food Inspectors can differ based on the industry they work in.By looking at our data, we can see that Retail companies, Professional companies, and Manufacturing companies pay their Food Inspectors well.Retail companies pay Food Inspectors an average salary of $52,426, Professional companies pay $49,501, and Manufacturing companys come in at $42,042.At $40,044, the average salary for Food Inspectors in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
Food Inspector Salary History
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