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Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job Information

Inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh nonagricultural raw materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from specifications. May use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment.


  • About 69 percent are employed in manufacturing establishments.
  • Although a high school diploma is sufficient for the basic testing of products, complex precision-inspecting positions are filled by experienced workers.
  • Employment is expected to decline slowly.


Personality I'm organized
Salary $34,040/yr ($17.02/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma