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Food & Drug Inspector Salary
in United Kingdom

£51,582 (GBP)

Average Salary

£25/hr

Average Hourly

£1,114

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 26, 2020

The average pay for a Food & Drug Inspector is £51,582 a year and £25 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Food & Drug Inspector is between £36,418 and £63,915. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Food & Drug 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 establishment where foods, drugs, cosmetics, and similar consumer items are manufactured, handled, stored, or sold to enforce legal standards of sanitation, purity, and grading: visits specified establishments to investigate sanitary conditions and health and hygiene habits of persons handling consumer products.
  • Collects samples of products for bacteriological and chemical laboratory analysis.
  • Informs individuals concerned of specific regulations affecting establishments.
  • Destroys subgrades, or prohibits sale of impure, toxic, damaged, or misbranded items.
  • Questions employees, vendors, consumers, and other principals to obtain evidence for prosecuting violators.
  • Ascertains that required licenses and permits have been obtained and are displayed.
  • Prepares reports on each establishment visited, including findings and recommendations for action.
  • May negotiate with marketers and processors to effect changes in facilities and practices, where undesirable conditions are discovered that are not specifically prohibited by law.
  • May grade products according to specified standards.
  • May test products, using variety of specialized test equipment, such as ultraviolet lights and filter guns.
  • May investigate compliance with or violation of public sanitation laws and regulations and be designated sanitary inspector.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£59,798
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (abbreviated to 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...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Food & Drug Inspector is £51,582 a year and £25 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Food & Drug Inspector is between £36,418 and £63,915. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Food & Drug 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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