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Sanitary Inspector Salary
in New York, United States

$96,422 (USD)

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Last updated: March 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sanitary Inspector is $96,422 a year and $46 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Sanitary Inspector is between $68,076 and $119,476. 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 New York, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York, United States

Job family: Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Job family population: 81,330

Estimated population of Sanitary Inspector jobs: 816

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Sanitary Inspector Job Listings for New York, United States

Chef de Cuisine for new Jean-Georges Restaurant - JFK
Mar 11
Jamaica, NY, USA
Tastes on the Fly
... sanitation inspections and Workplace Safety Inspections 5% - Coordination of repair and maintenance COMPENSATION: 90k, excellent bonus program, individual medical, 401k, paid time off, growth ...
Quality Control Technician (2nd Shift)
Mar 6
Robbinsville, NJ, USA
CJ TMI Manufacturing America
Perform pre-op sanitation inspection report * Monitoring the temperature (CCP) during production * Micro testing (E.Coli, Coliform, TPC) on finished products * Sample and testing of ingredients
Dietitian 2, Central Office;
Feb 21
Orangeburg, NY, USA
New York State Civil Service
Administer preoperational and operational sanitation inspections to ensure compliance with State and Federal standards. * Supervise food production staff in a large-scale production kitchen. Perform ...
Food Production Supervisor Req # 2504
Jan 22
Piscataway, NJ, USA
Ajulia Executive Search
Benefits: Full time Growth opportunity Fast growing company 2st shift Responsibilities: · supervising and coordinating production · Safety, quality and sanitation inspection · Train new employees ...
Housing Inspectors II
Mar 13
Toms River, NJ, USA
Optimize Manpower Solutions, Inc.
Title: Housing Inspectors II Location: Toms River, NJ 08753 Duration: 6 Months Job Description ... Examine properties to ensure they have adequate sanitation and drainage systems. * Remain familiar ...
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