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Inspector Scales Salary
in Montana, United States

$51,386 (USD)

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Last updated: March 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Inspector Scales is $51,386 a year and $25 an hour in Montana, United States. The average salary range for an Inspector Scales is between $37,377 and $63,045. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Montana, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Inspects, tests, and adjusts scale mechanisms and repairs or replaces defective parts to ensure balance and accuracy of scales, using handtools and test equipment: rolls test weights to and from position on scale platform and reads dial indications or weight tickets (if scale is so equipped) to verify accuracy of scales.
  • Adjusts parts, such as loading box, rack, pendulum weights, and cams, for travel and leverage to determine type of error and coordinate readings with weights.
  • Adjusts and tightens parts, such as locking handle, cam holddowns and ribbons, pendulum lever assembly, and stops for tare-beam lever, using handtools.
  • Reduces friction to minimum in all bearings and parts of scale, using chisels, taps, tin snips, hacksaw, plumb bob, and electric drill.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts.
  • May install parts in conjunction with balancing operation.
Inspector Scales Job Prevalence in Montana, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Inspector Scales jobs: 10,820

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Inspector Scales Job Listings for Montana, United States

Mar 11
Billings, MT, USA
360 Office Solutions
... inspection regulations. For contract furniture, the responsibilities would include the production of scaled drawings, isometrics, renderings, and finish selection boards. Since furniture plays an ...
Mar 5
Malmstrom, United States
Balfour Beatty Investments
Performing daily inspections of building exteriors and lighting; reporting any required repairs or ... large-scale corporate team, you ll find ample opportunity and a variety of career paths here. Our ...
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