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Agricultural Inspectors

Inspect agricultural products and equipment to make sure they comply with health and safety laws.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$27.15 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Above statewide average
Growth rate:  4.2%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Associate's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Maintain operational records.
  • Mark agricultural or forestry products for identification.
  • Examine animals to detect illness, injury or other problems.
  • Inspect products or operations to ensure that standards are met.
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Job Title Examples:

Grain Inspector
Meat and Poultry Inspector
Seed and Fertilizer Specialist

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