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Motor Vehicle Inspector Salary
in United Kingdom

£37,919 (GBP)

Average Salary

£18/hr

Average Hourly

£986

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 29, 2020

The average pay for a Motor Vehicle Inspector is £37,919 a year and £18 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Motor Vehicle Inspector is between £27,312 and £46,677. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Motor Vehicle Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

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.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Tests and inspects automobiles and trucks at state-operated inspection station to ensure compliance with state safety requirements.
  • Examines or tests specified components of vehicle, such as brake system, tires, lighting system, directional signals, steering, horn, and exhaust line for evidence of wear, damage, or improper adjustment.
  • Applies inspection sticker to vehicles that pass and rejection sticker to those that do not.
  • May prepare records on condition of each vehicle for follow-up action by owner or police.
  • May perform duties of state-highway police officer when not assigned to inspection detail.
  • May arrest or direct the arrest of vehicle owners having illegal equipment installed on vehicle.
  • May utilize mechanical, electronic, or electrical devices and instruments to determine condition of vehicle components.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£43,959
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (abbreviated to UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland shares a land border with the Republic of Ireland. Otherwise, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south and the Celtic Sea to the southwest, giving it the 12th-longest coastline...

Motor Vehicle Inspector Job Listings for United Kingdom

Experienced Vehicle Inspectors
Jan 20
Grimsby, UK
Gi Group
Our client based in Grimsby is looking for candidates who have experience within a motor vehicle inspection background. The positions we have available will be FULL TIME, Monday through to Friday ...
Vehicle Engineer
Jan 21
Chester, UK
Smart Recruit Online
Our Vehicle Engineers carry out over 75,000 vehicle inspections per year across our 16 locations in ... Vehicle Engineer | Vehicle | Engineer | Engineering | Vehicle Maintenance | Motor Engineer ...
Vehicle Maintenance Technician
Jan 27
Claymore Tame Valley, UK
VMS (Fleet Management) Limited
... inspection, repair, and service of HGV vehicles and light commercial vehicles Class 2 Driving License Qualified to City and Guilds 1 + 2 or NVQ level 3 Motor Vehicle Technician Qualification The ...
Vehicle Maintenance Technician - Workshop & Mobile
Jan 17
Holmesfield Road, UK
VMS (Fleet Management) Limited
... inspection, repair, and service of HGV vehicles and light commercial vehicles Class 2 Driving License Qualified to City and Guilds 1 + 2 or NVQ level 3 Motor Vehicle Technician Qualification The ...
Vehicle Coordinator
Jan 21
Reading, UK
Hot Recruitment
... â€¢ Inspection on a daily basis of all showroom and demonstrator vehicles for cleanliness, damage ... motor, automotive, coordinator,

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Motor Vehicle Inspector is £37,919 a year and £18 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Motor Vehicle Inspector is between £27,312 and £46,677. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Motor Vehicle Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

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.

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