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Manufacturing

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh nonagricultural raw materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from specifications.

A Day In The Life

Manufacturing Industry

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Salary Breakdown

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Average

$41,600

ANNUAL

$20.0

HOURLY

Entry Level

$26,330

ANNUAL

$12.66

HOURLY

Mid Level

$38,920

ANNUAL

$18.71

HOURLY

Expert Level

$62,230

ANNUAL

$29.92

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

16,560

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job Titles

Entry Level

JOB TITLE

Inspector

Mid Level

JOB TITLE

Project Inspector

Expert Level

JOB TITLE

Supervisor

Degree Recommendations


 Purdue University Fort Wayne

 Purdue University Fort Wayne

 Ivy Tech Community College

 Ivy Tech Community College

 Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

Top Expected Tasks

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

KNOWLEDGE

Education and Training

SKILL

Quality Control Analysis

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Critical Thinking

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity


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