(800) 627 3697 info.eri@erieri.com
Are you working in compensation or HR? See our salary, cost-of-living, and executive pay applications in action. Try our free salary assessor demo.

Material Inspector Salary

$35,800 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$483

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 07, 2019

The average pay for a Material Inspector is $35,800 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Material Inspector is between $27,278 and $42,830. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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.

Average Salary Chart

Customize:

Get a free Salary Report tailored to your job title, experience and location

 
arrow_downward
Scroll for Salary Potential, Education and Skills
arrow_downward
Are you an HR Professional?
Try our salary assessor and find out how much you should be paying
Description:
  • Examines sample of staves in shipment to determine price to be paid for shipment: takes sampling of staves from freight car.
  • Examines staves for defects, such as cracks, warpage, knots, and excessive sap content.
  • Separates and grades staves according to number and type of defects found.
  • Marks grade on staves, using pencil.
  • Inspects bilge, if staves have been jointed, and measures length and width of staves, using tape measure.
  • Computes total usable width of staves in car and prices entire carload based on grading and calculations.
  • May record price paid for staves and quantity purchased.
  • May supervise workers engaged in operation of dry kiln.
Material Inspector Job Prevalence in the United States

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

Job family population: 557,510

Estimated population of Material Inspector jobs: 201

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,502
5 Year Change:
16 %
Customize:

Get a free Salary Report tailored to your job title, experience and location

 

Are you an Employer?

Free Salary Assessor Product Demo
Education data not available for this job
Skills data not available for this job

About United States

United States Cost of Living Score:

Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Material Inspector Job Listings for United States

Quality Inspector
Dec 3
Santee, CA, USA
DISCFLO
The primary function of this position is to inspect all materials including motors, reservoir seals, couplers, castings, bearing frames, and first article inspections for compliance with engineering ...
QA Welding Inspector
Nov 28
Oakland, California, USA
TRC
TRC is seeking a QA welding inspector proficient in structural steel, and knowledgeable in ... Familiarity with Construction Materials Standards, Specifications and Codes (AISC, ASTM, AWS) * A ...
Quality Control (QC) Inspector, San Diego CA
Oct 23
San Diego, CA, USA
Kelly Services
Responsible for material flow, storage of parts, and accurate inventory transactions within the MRP system. * Performs first article inspections and supplies data to engineering. Assists in the ...
QC Inspector - 2nd Shift
Nov 26
Fort Worth, TX, USA
Epic Lift Systems
Inspect, test, or measure materials or products being produced * Measure products with rulers, calipers, gauges, or micrometers * Accept or reject finished items * Remove all products and materials ...
Parts Inspection Technician
Nov 22
us
Synectics Inc.
Perform incoming material inspections in a timely manner Perform First Article inspections to qualify tooling, new parts and materials Conduct visual, dimensional and functional inspection of ...

The average pay for a Material Inspector is $35,800 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Material Inspector is between $27,278 and $42,830. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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.

Are you an Employer?

Free Salary Assessor Product Demo

Salaries By Location

Material Inspector
Material Inspector
Visit our white paper page

Download white papers like our popular quarterly national compensation forecast report.

Similar Job Titles

Material Inspector
Material Inspector
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources
Quality Inspector
Dec 3
Santee, CA, USA
DISCFLO
The primary function of this position is to inspect all materials including motors, reservoir seals, couplers, castings, bearing frames, and first article inspections for compliance with engineering ...
QA Welding Inspector
Nov 28
Oakland, California, USA
TRC
TRC is seeking a QA welding inspector proficient in structural steel, and knowledgeable in ... Familiarity with Construction Materials Standards, Specifications and Codes (AISC, ASTM, AWS) * A ...
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources