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Motor Vehicle Inspector Salary

$65,279 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,697

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 13, 2019

The average pay for a Motor Vehicle Inspector is $65,279 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Motor Vehicle Inspector is between $47,018 and $80,356. 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 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.

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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.
Motor Vehicle Inspector Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Transportation Inspectors

Job family population: 29,990

Estimated population of Motor Vehicle Inspector jobs: 37

Rate of error: 3.2%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$75,676
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Motor Vehicle Inspector Job Listings for United States

OPS MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR - 64942291
Dec 3
Ocala, United States
State of Florida
OPS MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR - 64942291 Position Number: 64942291 Salary: $18.00/hour Posting Closing ... vehicle inspection and check that all aspect of the MHU are fully functioning and in proper order ...
Vehicle Inspector/Condition Report Writer / Porter / Detailers / Truck Washing / Snow Shoveling
Oct 20
Levittown, PA, USA
ERS Inc.
VEHICLE INSPECTOR/CONDITION REPORT WRITER Candidate will be responsible for conducting inspection ... Candidate must have clean motor vehicle record and be able to operate a manual transmission.Call or ...
Auto Damage Auction Inspector
Oct 1
Tolleson, AZ, USA
Alliance Inspection Management, LLC
Auto Damage Auction Inspector AiM is Hiring Automotive Professionals Immediately! Reports to ... Pre-Employment Screening All candidates must satisfactorily pass the following; • Motor Vehicle ...
Automotive Field Inspector - Part Time
Nov 26
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA
Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc
Field Inspector is stationed at a yard to perform AutoVIN services both physical and mechanical ... Must be qualified to operate a motor vehicle and possess a valid driver's license. * Proof of ...
Vehicle Service & warehouse Coordinator
Dec 4
San Jose, CA, USA
Mike Counsil Plumbing
... vehicle inspections and recording vehicle mileage in company's fleet management system · ... history/motor vehicle record * Proficient in the use of computers; experience using Outlook

The average pay for a Motor Vehicle Inspector is $65,279 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Motor Vehicle Inspector is between $47,018 and $80,356. 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 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.

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OPS MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR - 64942291
Dec 3
Ocala, United States
State of Florida
OPS MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR - 64942291 Position Number: 64942291 Salary: $18.00/hour Posting Closing ... vehicle inspection and check that all aspect of the MHU are fully functioning and in proper order ...
Vehicle Inspector/Condition Report Writer / Porter / Detailers / Truck Washing / Snow Shoveling
Oct 20
Levittown, PA, USA
ERS Inc.
VEHICLE INSPECTOR/CONDITION REPORT WRITER Candidate will be responsible for conducting inspection ... Candidate must have clean motor vehicle record and be able to operate a manual transmission.Call or ...
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