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Tire Inspector Salary

$35,107 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tire Inspector is $35,107 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Tire Inspector is between $26,786 and $41,965. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Inspects cured tires to ensure conformance to standards: lifts tire manually or with hoist onto turntable.
  • Revolves table to inspect for sidewall cracks, foreign material, and blisters.
  • Feels beads to detect kinks and feels inner surface of tire to detect spread cords, ply separations, or buckles.
  • May trim toe of bead and mold overflow with knife tire trimmer, hand.
  • Marks defects and sorts tires for removal to balance and label, repair, or classification sections.
  • May use fluoroscope or camera to detect flaws in tires.
  • May inspect inner tubes.
  • May be designated according to type of tire inspected as passenger-tire inspector; truck-tire inspector.
Tire Inspector Job Prevalence in the United States

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

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Tire Inspector jobs: 247

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Tire Inspector Job Listings for United States

Tire Inspector
Jun 4
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Jun 10
Chesterfield, VA, USA
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Safety Inspector - Emissions Inspector - Automotive
May 28
Gainesville, VA, USA
Virginia Tire and Auto
Virginia Tire & Auto locations are among the busiest inspection locations in the State. Our auto inspectors are detail oriented, efficient, thrive in a high-volume shop, and they are compensated well ...
Quality Inspector
Jun 6
San Bernardino, CA, USA
Desser Holdings, LLC
Quality Control Inspector REPORTS TO: QA Manager FLSA STATUS: Hourly Non Exempt ** NOTE: CANDIDATES ... Company Description In August 2014, Graham Partners made a majority investment in Desser Tire ...
Retail Customer Experience Manager of Tires Sales - Kansas City, MO
May 29
Kansas City, MO, USA
Exterior Displays, Flyer distribution, calling prior recommendations. · Showroom displays · Monthly "Hot Topic" update & communication · Tire inspection quality · Assist store manager in B2B ...
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