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Working as a Grain Inspector

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a grain inspector. For example, did you know that they make an average of $16.47 an hour? That's $34,252 a year!

Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow -18% and produce -100,900 job opportunities across the U.S.

What Does a Grain Inspector Do

There are certain skills that many grain inspectors have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed dexterity, math skills and mechanical skills.

When it comes to the most important skills required to be a grain inspector, we found that a lot of resumes listed 22.0% of grain inspectors included foreign materials, while 21.4% of resumes included usda, and 12.2% of resumes included rail cars. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.

How To Become a Grain Inspector

If you're interested in becoming a grain inspector, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 22.5% of grain inspectors have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 1.4% of grain inspectors have master's degrees. Even though some grain inspectors have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a grain inspector. When we researched the most common majors for a grain inspector, we found that they most commonly earn high school diploma degrees or bachelor's degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on grain inspector resumes include associate degree degrees or diploma degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a grain inspector. In fact, many grain inspector jobs require experience in a role such as cashier. Meanwhile, many grain inspectors also have previous career experience in roles such as sales associate or customer service representative.

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Average Salary$34,252
Job Growth Rate-18%

Grain Inspector Career Paths

Top Careers Before Grain Inspector

Cashier
19.0 %

Top Careers After Grain Inspector

Cashier
8.9 %

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Average Salary for a Grain Inspector

Grain Inspectors in America make an average salary of $34,252 per year or $16 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $49,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $23,000 per year.
Average Salary
$34,252

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Recently Added Salaries

Job TitleCompanyCompanyStart DateSalary
Grain Warehouse Inspector
Grain Warehouse Inspector
State of North Dakota
State of North Dakota
01/28/2021
01/28/2021
$46,35601/28/2021
$46,356
Grain Warehouse Inspector
Grain Warehouse Inspector
State of North Dakota
State of North Dakota
10/23/2020
10/23/2020
$46,35610/23/2020
$46,356
Grain Inspector
Grain Inspector
Wisconsin State Government
Wisconsin State Government
03/18/2020
03/18/2020
$38,25503/18/2020
$38,255
Grain Inspector/Grader Apprenticeship Opportunity (Hourly/No Benefits) #W0158
Grain Inspector/Grader Apprenticeship Opportunity (Hourly/No Benefits) #W0158
Virginia State Government
Virginia State Government
03/02/2020
03/02/2020
$34,01803/02/2020
$34,018
Grain Inspector
Grain Inspector
State of South Dakota
State of South Dakota
11/14/2019
11/14/2019
$38,61011/14/2019
$38,610

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Grain Inspector Demographics

Gender

male

61.5 %

female

34.7 %

unknown

3.8 %

Ethnicity

White

72.0 %

Black or African American

9.5 %

Hispanic or Latino

9.2 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

100.0 %
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Grain Inspector Education

Majors

Business
24.0 %

Degrees

High School Diploma

43.5 %

Bachelors

22.5 %

Associate

14.5 %
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Top Skills For a Grain Inspector

The skills section on your resume can be almost as important as the experience section, so you want it to be an accurate portrayal of what you can do. Luckily, we've found all of the skills you'll need so even if you don't have these skills yet, you know what you need to work on. Out of all the resumes we looked through, 22.0% of grain inspectors listed foreign materials on their resume, but soft skills such as dexterity and math skills are important as well.

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Top Grain Inspector Employers

1. Eurofins Scientific
4.5
Avg. Salary: 
$41,451
Grain Inspectors Hired: 
24+
2. United States Department of Agriculture
4.4
Avg. Salary: 
$26,411
Grain Inspectors Hired: 
22+
3. Missouri Department of Transportation
4.2
Avg. Salary: 
$46,356
Grain Inspectors Hired: 
13+
4. Cargill
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$34,288
Grain Inspectors Hired: 
12+
5. Inspectorate America
4.1
Avg. Salary: 
$52,487
Grain Inspectors Hired: 
8+
6. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$41,955
Grain Inspectors Hired: 
6+
Updated October 2, 2020