Average Receiving Inspector Salary
$33,000 yearly
$11.79 hourly
Updated July 28, 2021
$25,000
10 %
$33,000
Median
$44,000
90 %
Receiving inspectors in the United States make an average salary of $33,989 per year or $16.34 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level receiving inspector salary is roughly $25,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $44,000. If you like following the crowd, manufacturing and technology 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 transportation, technology, and manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Louisiana, Washington, Alaska, Connecticut, and Maryland provide the highest receiving inspector salaries.

Average Receiving Inspector Salary By State

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

Average Salary

Receiving Inspector average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$28,817
$28,817
$13.85
$13.85
Alaska
Alaska
$43,483
$43,483
$20.91
$20.91
Arizona
Arizona
$37,812
$37,812
$18.18
$18.18
Arkansas
Arkansas
$31,698
$31,698
$15.24
$15.24
California
California
$38,563
$38,563
$18.54
$18.54
Colorado
Colorado
$31,414
$31,414
$15.10
$15.10
Connecticut
Connecticut
$40,629
$40,629
$19.53
$19.53
Delaware
Delaware
$35,228
$35,228
$16.94
$16.94
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$49,555
$49,555
$23.82
$23.82
Florida
Florida
$31,212
$31,212
$15.01
$15.01
Georgia
Georgia
$32,356
$32,356
$15.56
$15.56
Hawaii
Hawaii
$30,205
$30,205
$14.52
$14.52
Idaho
Idaho
$30,620
$30,620
$14.72
$14.72
Illinois
Illinois
$33,538
$33,538
$16.12
$16.12
Indiana
Indiana
$30,505
$30,505
$14.67
$14.67
Iowa
Iowa
$35,944
$35,944
$17.28
$17.28
Kansas
Kansas
$33,830
$33,830
$16.26
$16.26
Kentucky
Kentucky
$28,666
$28,666
$13.78
$13.78
Louisiana
Louisiana
$49,472
$49,472
$23.78
$23.78
Maine
Maine
$33,434
$33,434
$16.07
$16.07
Maryland
Maryland
$40,606
$40,606
$19.52
$19.52
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$33,748
$33,748
$16.23
$16.23
Michigan
Michigan
$33,167
$33,167
$15.95
$15.95
Minnesota
Minnesota
$39,085
$39,085
$18.79
$18.79
Mississippi
Mississippi
$28,770
$28,770
$13.83
$13.83
Missouri
Missouri
$32,547
$32,547
$15.65
$15.65
Montana
Montana
$24,578
$24,578
$11.82
$11.82
Nebraska
Nebraska
$33,599
$33,599
$16.15
$16.15
Nevada
Nevada
$36,924
$36,924
$17.75
$17.75
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$34,001
$34,001
$16.35
$16.35
New Jersey
New Jersey
$39,582
$39,582
$19.03
$19.03
New Mexico
New Mexico
$36,261
$36,261
$17.43
$17.43
New York
New York
$32,872
$32,872
$15.80
$15.80
North Carolina
North Carolina
$29,722
$29,722
$14.29
$14.29
North Dakota
North Dakota
$31,712
$31,712
$15.25
$15.25
Ohio
Ohio
$30,956
$30,956
$14.88
$14.88
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$38,509
$38,509
$18.51
$18.51
Oregon
Oregon
$39,891
$39,891
$19.18
$19.18
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$31,852
$31,852
$15.31
$15.31
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$34,273
$34,273
$16.48
$16.48
South Carolina
South Carolina
$28,546
$28,546
$13.72
$13.72
South Dakota
South Dakota
$25,855
$25,855
$12.43
$12.43
Tennessee
Tennessee
$32,076
$32,076
$15.42
$15.42
Texas
Texas
$32,226
$32,226
$15.49
$15.49
Utah
Utah
$32,579
$32,579
$15.66
$15.66
Vermont
Vermont
$32,131
$32,131
$15.45
$15.45
Virginia
Virginia
$33,679
$33,679
$16.19
$16.19
Washington
Washington
$48,891
$48,891
$23.51
$23.51
West Virginia
West Virginia
$32,024
$32,024
$15.40
$15.40
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$30,916
$30,916
$14.86
$14.86
Wyoming
Wyoming
$35,276
$35,276
$16.96
$16.96

Highest Paying Cities For Receiving Inspector

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Wallingford, CT
Wallingford, CT
$40,605
$40,605
$19.52
$19.52
Huntington Beach, CA
Huntington Beach, CA
$37,502
$37,502
$18.03
$18.03
Arlington, VA
Arlington, VA
$35,442
$35,442
$17.04
$17.04
Livonia, MI
Livonia, MI
$33,149
$33,149
$15.94
$15.94
York, PA
York, PA
$31,427
$31,427
$15.11
$15.11

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    How Much Do Receiving Inspectors Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, receiving inspector salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that transportation, technology, and manufacturing companies tend to offer much higher salaries for receiving inspectors. For example, receiving inspectors make a whopping average salary of $40,628 while working for transportation companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $40,342 at technology companies and $37,171 at manufacturing companies. But receiving inspectors may want to avoid working in the retail industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $33,184.
    IndustryAvg. SalaryRange
    1. Transportation
    $40,628
    $28k
    $47k
    2. Technology
    $40,342
    $28k
    $47k
    3. Manufacturing
    $37,171
    $28k
    $47k
    4. Health Care
    $33,397
    $28k
    $47k
    5. Retail
    $33,184
    $28k
    $47k

    High Paying Receiving Inspector Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Test Operator

    Avg. salary: $34,861

    The job of a test operator is to test the functionality of electronic components, assemblies, units, parts, and systems in a manner consistent with standard procedures. As a test operator, you will perform a variety of duties that include working with engineers to ensure accurate procedures are being followed, perform different mechanical assembly operations, and inspecting products for the correct orientation and placement. Additionally, you will assemble electronics in their boxes and notify the quality/test engineer if the test yields below the acceptable levels.
    27,180 Test Operator Jobs
    Inspector General

    Avg. salary: $64,710

    An inspector general is responsible for doing audit reports and inspections to ensure that no possible fraud, misconduct, corruption, or power abuse in the government or private sector occurs. Their role is to monitor and inspect the agencies' effectiveness, assess possible mismanagement of a company, and improve the economy. Also, they usually conduct and review audit reports or investigations to ensure an agency's compliance to the policies and guidelines.
    48,178 Inspector General Jobs
    Quality Assurance Inspector

    Avg. salary: $33,206

    Quality Assurance Auditors are employees who ensure the adherence of other employees to company processes and guidelines. They are expected to be experts on quality assurance processes and procedures. They also have in-depth knowledge of the expected outcomes of such processes to ensure that the company only provides quality products and services. Quality assurance auditors are also familiar with regulatory laws and policies of governing bodies that oversee companies in their particular industry. They ensure that their companies are compliant and may conduct random quality checks every now and then.
    47,336 Quality Assurance Inspector Jobs
    Quality Control Inspector

    Avg. salary: $32,014

    Quality control associate scientist roles require good observation, critical thinking, and communication skills, in addition to knowledge of procedures and chemistry. They assist in laboratory experiments and research, while working in a team or independently. Working with the lead scientist, associates may compile reports of their data findings.
    57,890 Quality Control Inspector Jobs
    Quality Inspector

    Avg. salary: $30,401

    A Quality Control Inspector is responsible for making sure that the manufactured products in a particular company or organization are up to standard and adheres to the rules and regulations. They continuously monitor production operations where they manually inspect products, accepting and rejecting those that do not meet the standard quality, and provide recommendations should it be necessary. Moreover, the Quality Control Inspectors coordinates with workers to ensure improvements, and with management to report the results.
    44,674 Quality Inspector Jobs
    Inspector

    Avg. salary: $33,261

    An inspector is responsible for overseeing the overall condition of the site, ensuring that it complies with the safety standards and regulations. Inspectors' duties include monitoring the quality of the materials used, inspecting any defects and discrepancies that might compromise the operations, generating reports to assess the product costing if it meets the budget goals, and utilizing available resources in the market for the highest quality project. An inspector must have excellent decision-making and critical-thinking skills to perform comprehensive actions on risk management and service delivery.
    11,874 Inspector Jobs

    Receiving Inspector Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a receiving inspector can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Which Companies Pay Receiving Inspectors The Most?

    If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman as they offer the highest salaries for receiving inspectors.
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    Recently Added Receiving Inspector Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Sunset Grown
    Sunset Grown
    Receiving Inspector
    Receiving Inspector
    Receiving Inspector
    Jonestown, PA
    Jonestown, PA
    06/29/2021
    06/29/2021
    $12,522
    $12,522
    06/29/2021
    Receiving Inspector
    Receiving Inspector
    Schaumburg, IL
    Schaumburg, IL
    06/27/2021
    06/27/2021
    $33,183
    $33,183
    06/27/2021
    Inspection/Receiving
    Inspection/Receiving
    Murfreesboro, TN
    Murfreesboro, TN
    06/16/2021
    06/16/2021
    $29,218
    $29,218
    06/16/2021
    Receiving Inspector
    Receiving Inspector
    Snoqualmie, WA
    Snoqualmie, WA
    05/19/2021
    05/19/2021
    $45,914
    $45,914
    05/19/2021
    Receiving Inspector
    Receiving Inspector
    Dacono, CO
    Dacono, CO
    01/22/2021
    01/22/2021
    $38,526
    $38,526
    01/22/2021
    Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions
    Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions
    Receiving Inspector II
    Receiving Inspector II
    Receiving Inspector II
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Colorado Springs, CO
    01/20/2021
    01/20/2021
    $37,483
    $37,483
    01/20/2021
    Receiving Inspector
    Receiving Inspector
    Cedarburg, WI
    Cedarburg, WI
    01/09/2021
    01/09/2021
    $41,740
    $41,740
    01/09/2021
    Mastronardi Products
    Mastronardi Products
    Receiving Inspector
    Receiving Inspector
    Receiving Inspector
    Jonestown, PA
    Jonestown, PA
    01/06/2021
    01/06/2021
    $27,131
    $27,131
    01/06/2021
    Precision/Receiving Inspector
    Precision/Receiving Inspector
    Camarillo, CA
    Camarillo, CA
    11/18/2020
    11/18/2020
    $50,088
    $50,088
    11/18/2020
    Receiver/Inspector
    Receiver/Inspector
    York, PA
    York, PA
    09/14/2020
    09/14/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    09/14/2020

    Average Receiving Inspector Salary by Demographic

    Receiving Inspector Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $34,387
    female-income
    Female Income
    $30,934
    Median Receiving Inspector Income by Race
    Asian receiving inspectors have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or latino receiving inspectors have the lowest average salary at $31,666.
    $34,000
    $33,000
    $32,000
    $31,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$33,162
    Black or African American$32,096
    Asian$33,556
    Unknown$32,823
    Hispanic or Latino$31,666
    Average Receiving Inspector Salary by Education Level
    Receiving inspectors with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $44,155 annually. With a Bachelors degree, receiving inspectors earn a median annual income of $38,824 compared to $36,976 for receiving inspectors with an Associate degree.
    $45,000
    $43,000
    $41,000
    $39,000
    $37,000
    $35,000
    $33,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$34,387
    Some College/ Associate Degree$36,976
    Bachelor's Degree$38,824
    Master's Degree$44,155