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Chief Inspector Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$78,176 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chief Inspector is $78,176 a year and $38 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Chief Inspector is between $56,227 and $96,390. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Chief Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting office machine parts and assembled mechanical and electromechanical tape-moistening machines, and inspects materials and purchased machine parts, using precision measuring devices: confers with assembly supervisors to determine staff assignments at assembly inspection stations and to discuss ongoing inspection results.
  • Alerts supervisors when reports indicate major or consistent assembly discrepancies, and meets with punch press supervisor to discuss rejection findings on parts production.
  • Examines raw materials for smoothness and to detect surface defects, such as nicks, burrs, pits, and scratches, following blueprints, sketches, and order specifications.
  • Tests materials for hardness, using hardness tester.
  • Measures materials, using precision measuring instruments such as calipers, micrometers, gauges, and dial indicators.
  • Prepares rejection slips indicating reasons materials or parts failed inspection.
  • Trains new staff and monitors progress.
  • Performs other duties as described under supervisor.
Chief Inspector Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Job family population: 611,800

Estimated population of Chief Inspector jobs: 697

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Chief Inspector Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Facilities Inspector
May 21
Danbury, CT, USA
G.A.S. Global
Chief or Specialty Inspector who may serve as sole Resident Inspector on medium-sized civil projects in conjunction with support staff or as a lead construction inspection resource, typically ...
Quality Inspector
May 24
Rockaway, NJ, USA
IHI Ionbond Inc.
Quality Inspector (Rockaway, NJ) The role of a Quality Inspector is to perform in-process and final inspection functions in a manner which will consistently ensure organizational compliance with pre ...
Quality Control Inspector
May 17
Westbury, NY, USA
Monday - Friday, 8:15am - 4:45pm In this job function as a QC Inspector, you will be involved in the evaluation and inspection of molding, forming and machining processes. In addition, you will ...
NJ Bridge / Road Construction Inspector
Mar 18
Iselin, NJ, USA
Keep chief inspector and/or resident engineer informed of project progress. * Perform specific installation tasks, field measurements and duties as assigned. * Must comply with company mandated ...
Quality Inspector
Apr 25
Clifton, NJ, USA
Polymer Technologies Inc.
Essential Functions · Perform in-process and final inspection on plastic and metal injection molded parts in accordance with PTI's ISO quality system and Advanced Quality Plans. · Enter inspection ...
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