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Food & Drug Inspector Salary
in Alabama, United States

$81,131 (USD)

Average Salary

$39/hr

Average Hourly

$1,752

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Food & Drug Inspector is $81,131 a year and $39 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Food & Drug Inspector is between $57,280 and $100,529. 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 Alabama, United States.

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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.
Food & Drug Inspector Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Job family population: 81,330

Estimated population of Food & Drug Inspector jobs: 816

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$94,053
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Food & Drug Inspector Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Kitchen Manager
Mar 15
Huntsville, AL, USA
The Cottages
Food Service Management * Makes regular inspections to ensure compliance with established policies ... We are a drug-free workplace. We do perform criminal background checks and substance abuse testing
Class A Transport Driver #10489 & #10628 6 Openings
Mar 5
Homewood, AL, USA
Dean Foods
... and post trip inspections, driver logs, and vehicle service reports. * Utilizing continuous ... Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area
Transport Driver
Mar 18
Dothan, AL, USA
Borden
Must pass a background check, drug test, and physical. Must have a clean driving record (little to ... food and beverage handling preferred. * Must be able to drive, sit, operate/inspect vehicle, stand ...
CDL Driver - Local Routes
Mar 7
Cullman, AL, USA
Morin Repair Services
Inspect truck before and after trip * Mostly Local Routes (700 mile radius of Decatur, AL ... Pass Drug Test * Pass FBI Background Check Hours of Operation: * Monday - Friday 730 - 330 PM
CDL Driver - Local Routes
Mar 7
Athens, AL, USA
Morin Repair Services
Inspect truck before and after trip * Mostly Local Routes (700 mile radius of Decatur, AL ... Pass Drug Test * Pass FBI Background Check Hours of Operation: * Monday - Friday 730 - 330 PM
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