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Food & Drug Inspector Salary
in Arizona, United States

$82,318 (USD)

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Last updated: March 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Food & Drug Inspector is $82,318 a year and $40 an hour in Arizona, United States. The average salary range for a Food & Drug Inspector is between $58,118 and $102,000. 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 Arizona, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Arizona, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Food & Drug Inspector Job Listings for Arizona, United States

Senior Quality Engineer
Feb 12
Tucson, United States
Azbil North America Inc.
... relevant Food & Drug Administration (FDA) as well as other applicable global regulatory ... inspection and testing of products to ensure the quality deliverable • Documenting quality ...
Quality Assurance Technician -Production Floor/ Dietary Supplements
Feb 13
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Phoenix Formulations, LLC
The main duties of a Quality Assurance person is to: inspect, sort, sample, or weigh raw materials ... Knowledge of food production processing, cGMP's, regulatory environments, and basic computer data ...
Auto CAD - Architectural Project Manager
Jan 22
Phoenix, AZ, USA
KDF Architectural Group, LLC.
Market sectors currently include food sales, light industrial, convenience/gas markets and tenant ... Ability to coordinate and communicate with clients, consultants, city plan reviewers, inspectors ...
Executive Director of Dining Services
Jan 24
Youngtown, AZ, USA
LifeStream Complete Senior Living
Minimum of 5 years direct food service operational management experience * SERV-SAFE Certified or ... We require pre-employment drug testing and criminal background checks
Dog or Cat Groomer/Stylist
Mar 8
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Smelly Dog
Health inspectors brag to us that we have absolutely the CLEANEST facility they've ever seen! * We ... A generous employee discount on pet food and products * Ability to earn A LOT of money! Company ...
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