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Sanitary Inspector Salary

$88,799 (USD)

Average Salary

$43/hr

Average Hourly

$1,918

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for a Sanitary Inspector is $88,799 a year and $43 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Sanitary Inspector is between $62,694 and $110,031. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Sanitary 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:
  • Inspects establishment where foods, drugs, cosmetics, and similar consumer items are manufactured, handled, stored, or sold to enforce legal standards of sanitation, purity, and grading: visits specified establishments to investigate sanitary conditions and health and hygiene habits of persons handling consumer products.
  • Collects samples of products for bacteriological and chemical laboratory analysis.
  • Informs individuals concerned of specific regulations affecting establishments.
  • Destroys subgrades, or prohibits sale of impure, toxic, damaged, or misbranded items.
  • Questions employees, vendors, consumers, and other principals to obtain evidence for prosecuting violators.
  • Ascertains that required licenses and permits have been obtained and are displayed.
  • Prepares reports on each establishment visited, including findings and recommendations for action.
  • May negotiate with marketers and processors to effect changes in facilities and practices, where undesirable conditions are discovered that are not specifically prohibited by law.
  • May grade products according to specified standards.
  • May test products, using variety of specialized test equipment, such as ultraviolet lights and filter guns.
  • May investigate compliance with or violation of public sanitation laws and regulations and be designated sanitary inspector.
Sanitary Inspector Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Job family population: 88,390

Estimated population of Sanitary Inspector jobs: 887

Rate of error: 1.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$102,943
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Sanitary Inspector Job Listings for United States

Sanitation Supervisor
Nov 14
Southwest Minneapolis, MN, USA
Futures Consulting LLC
... sanitation inspections to ensure that SOP's are followed properly.4. Monitors employee GMP and ... HACCP program to maintain company and USDA requirements.5. Responsible for daily employee ...
QC Inspector
Oct 15
City of Industry, CA, USA
Lee Kum Kee
Sanitation InspectionConduct daily and monthly sanitation inspections, including pre-operation inspection and post-operation inspection.Perform ATP test and environmental swabbing.Monitor ...
3rd shift Assistant Sanitation Supervisor
Oct 15
us
LOUISA Food Products, Inc.
Performs post sanitation inspections to ensure sanitation effectiveness and foreign material control (no materials/objects left behind). * Assists Sanitation Supervisor in organizing and maintaining ...
Sanitation Technician
Sep 24
Van Alstyne, TX, USA
Lone Star Staffing Services
Ensure low and medium risk area are inspected frequently * Assist in sanitation inspection equipment and take part CIP validations * Ensure the facility is audit ready * Sanitation and maintenance of ...
Quality Control Specialist - Bilingual
Dec 9
Austin, TX, USA
Reliable Staffing
... sanitary inspections. · Perform other tasks as requested. Education and Experience/Requirements: · High School Diploma or equivalent. · Able to follow GMP rules. Including, but not limited to, no ...

The average pay for a Sanitary Inspector is $88,799 a year and $43 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Sanitary Inspector is between $62,694 and $110,031. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Sanitary 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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QC Inspector
Oct 15
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Sanitation InspectionConduct daily and monthly sanitation inspections, including pre-operation inspection and post-operation inspection.Perform ATP test and environmental swabbing.Monitor ...
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