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Mechanical Inspector Salary
in San Diego, California

$64,859 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,284

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mechanical Inspector is $64,859 a year and $31 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Mechanical Inspector is between $46,913 and $79,772. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Mechanical Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Inspects and tests completed instruments, such as master and gyro indicators, and their subassemblies, performing a variety of related duties.
  • Examines metal and glass parts for surface scratches and nicks, internal threads, position of assembled parts, presence of bonding adhesive at designated points, and adequacy of soldering.
  • Verifies dimensions of parts and location of holes, grooves, and other points according to blueprints, using measuring devices, such as calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, and height and depth gauges.
Mechanical Inspector Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

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

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Mechanical Inspector jobs: 3,246

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$75,189
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Mechanical Inspector Job Listings for San Diego, California

Quality Assurance Mechanical Inspector/CMM Programmer
Jun 25
San Diego, CA, USA
Link Staffing Services/San Diego
Receiving Inspection Qualifications: * 3-5 years experience in Quality Assurance (AS9100 Aerospace background). * Proficient with AS9100/AS9102 Quality Systems. * Understanding of mechanical drawings ...
Quality Control Inspector
May 3
San Diego, CA, USA
Corsica Partners
BIT Group USA Quality Control Inspector POSITION SUMMARY BIT Group is seeking a Quality Control Inspector, who will be responsible for incoming inspection of electro-mechanical parts and product ...
Auto Damage Auction Inspector
Jun 21
Oceanside, CA, USA
Alliance Inspection Management, LLC
The auction inspector is assigned to a single site, whereat he/she focuses on detecting damage, missing parts, and mechanical issues on vehicles being sold at the auction site. Inspections are ...
QC Inspector
Jul 11
San Diego, CA, USA
StaffWorks LLC
Our organization is seeking a Quality Control Inspector who can inspect our components and products to confirm they meet specification. This individual will document the results of the inspection ...
Assembler III
Jun 25
San Diego, CA, USA
Cobham
... attach, mechanical assembly, gap weld, wire bond and pull test. Essential Functions and Duties ... Set up assigned machine as required by process or procedure; execute process; visually inspect work ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mechanical Inspector is $64,859 a year and $31 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Mechanical Inspector is between $46,913 and $79,772. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Mechanical Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Mechanical Inspector Job Listings for San Diego, California

Quality Assurance Mechanical Inspector/CMM Programmer
Jun 25
San Diego, CA, USA
Link Staffing Services/San Diego
Receiving Inspection Qualifications: * 3-5 years experience in Quality Assurance (AS9100 Aerospace background). * Proficient with AS9100/AS9102 Quality Systems. * Understanding of mechanical drawings ...
Quality Control Inspector
May 3
San Diego, CA, USA
Corsica Partners
BIT Group USA Quality Control Inspector POSITION SUMMARY BIT Group is seeking a Quality Control Inspector, who will be responsible for incoming inspection of electro-mechanical parts and product ...
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