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Cargo Inspector Salary
in United Kingdom

£22,455 (GBP)

Average Salary

£11/hr

Average Hourly

£303

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 19, 2020

The average pay for a Cargo Inspector is £22,455 a year and £11 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Cargo Inspector is between £17,110 and £26,864. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Cargo Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Inspects crude and refined petroleum before and after transfer from terminal tanks to ship tanks to determine if it meets prescribed standards.
  • Lowers sample container into ship tanks to obtain sample of oil residue and into terminal tanks to sample oil, or opens bleeder valves on pipelines to obtain sample.
  • Concludes amount and type of bottom sediment, water, and foreign substance present in oil sample, using centrifugal tester and following standard formulas.
  • Lowers thermometer into tanks to obtain temperature reading, and determines quantity of oil in ship tanks, using calibrated tape and conversion tables.
  • Records test results.
  • Turns valves to close tanks, inspects valves for leaks, and clamps seal around valves to secure tank contents.
  • Prepares, verifies, and examines cargo ladings, oil transportation records, and export records.
  • May direct Boat Loader in taking samples and assist in loading and unloading oil.
  • May lubricate and adjust valves, using grease gun, oilcan, and hand tools.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£26,031
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cargo Inspector is £22,455 a year and £11 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Cargo Inspector is between £17,110 and £26,864. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Cargo Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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