All data is specific to San Diego County

Fast Facts?

  • Average Annual Salary $40,607
  • Hourly Pay Entry Level: $15.28
    Median: $19.48
    Experienced: $24.88
  • Growth (2014-2019)11%
  • Openings (2014-2019)194
  • Current Employment 4,551
  • Projected Employment 4,736
  • Typical Entry-level Education High school diploma

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers and Weighers

Employment, 2004 - 2019

Top Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities

  • TECHNICAL
  • Inspection
  • Micrometers
  • Calipers
  • Mathematics
  • Repair
  • NON-TECHNICAL
  • Quality Assurance and Control
  • Communication
  • Writing
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Organization

occupational tasks

  • Inspect, test or measure materials, products or work for conformance to specifications
  • Measure dimensions of products to verify conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as rulers, calipers, gauges or micrometers
  • Read blueprints, data, manuals or other materials to determine specifications, inspection and testing procedures, adjustment methods, certification processes, formulas or measuring instruments required
  • Record inspection or test data, such as weights, temperatures, grades, or moisture content and quantities inspected or graded
  • Mark items with details such as grade or acceptance-rejection status

Gender Breakdown: Male/Female (percentages)