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Vehicle Safety Inspector Salary

$65,252 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,697

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Vehicle Safety Inspector is $65,252 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Vehicle Safety Inspector is between $46,998 and $80,322. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Vehicle Safety 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.
Vehicle Safety Inspector Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Transportation Inspectors

Job family population: 29,990

Estimated population of Vehicle Safety Inspector jobs: 37

Rate of error: 3.2%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$75,645
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 simply 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), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Vehicle Safety Inspector Job Listings for United States

Vehicle Inspector
Dec 4
Los Angeles, CA, USA
911 Mobile Mechanic
We are looking for skilled Individuals to inspect vehicles for safety. Vehicle Inspectors will be responsible for identifying issues, reliability and functionality of each vehicle. An excellent ...
Safety Manager
Dec 4
Dillon, SC, USA
Cameron Craig Group
Audit and periodically inspect all areas and report to ensure compliance with safety standards set ... Maintain record of traffic flow on visitors entering the facilities and vehicles entering and ...
CLASS A CDL DRIVER WITH TANKER ENDORSMENT
Oct 31
Odessa, TX, USA
American Safety Services, Inc.
Ability to inspect vehicle, make minor repairs (lights, fuses, etc.) or willingness to learn ... Safety Equipment, Consulting and Training.
Fire Extinguisher Technician- Entry Level
Oct 16
Tustin, CA, USA
Fire Safety First
... inspection reports and work orders. * You will interact with Fire Safety First customers, building engineers, and property managers. * You will drive a company provided service vehicle that is well ...
Special Inspector - Transportation - Construction
Nov 14
Tacoma, WA, USA
Krazan & Associates, Inc.
HIRING A FULL-TIME SPECIAL INSPECTOR with Transportation highway or light rail experience for ... vehicle policy. WAQTC certifications are a plus. For your safety, keep this in mind: You need to ...

The average pay for a Vehicle Safety Inspector is $65,252 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Vehicle Safety Inspector is between $46,998 and $80,322. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Vehicle Safety 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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