Agricultural inspectors

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Total Workforce

14.6k

Average Age

49

Average Salary

$41,533

Average Male Salary

$45,319

Average Female Salary

$37,295

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Agricultural inspectors are most often employed by the Administration of economic programs & space research industry. The average yearly wage for Agricultural inspectors was $41,533 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Agricultural inspectors by wage are Other construction and related workers, Automotive service technicians & mechanics, and Glaziers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Agricultural inspectors are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Agricultural inspectors are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Agricultural inspectors and on wages and locations for those in the field. Administration of economic programs & space research is the industry that employs the most Agricultural inspectors, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Agricultural inspectors, by average wage, is Administration of economic programs & space research. Agricultural inspectors are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$41,533

AVERAGE SALARY

± $5,381

In 2018, Agricultural inspectors earned an average of $41,533, $12,356 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Glaziers make somewhat more than Agricultural inspectors while Other construction and related workers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Agricultural inspectors as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.301

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Agricultural inspectors had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.301, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Agricultural inspectors (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Agricultural inspectors.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Agricultural inspectors, by number of employees, are Administration of economic programs & space research, Administration of human resource programs, and Farming.

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Industries by Share

14.6k

2018 Workforce

± 2,962

9.74%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 26.9%

The number of people employed as Agricultural inspectors has been growing at a rate of 9.74%, from 13,261 people in 2017 to 14,553 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Agricultural inspectors employed by various industries. Administration of economic programs & space research employs the largest share of Agricultural inspectors at  49.5%, followed by Administration of human resource programs with 14% and Farming with 10.4%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Agricultural inspectors in the US. The average age of male Agricultural inspectors in the workforce is 50.6 and of female Agricultural inspectors is 47.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Agricultural inspectors is White.

Gender Composition

7.69k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 2,152

6.87k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,034

52.8% of Agricultural inspectors are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Agricultural inspectors.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Agricultural inspectors

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

82.8% of Agricultural inspectors are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 11.1% of Agricultural inspectors, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Agricultural inspectors.

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Age by Gender

50.6

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 3.97

47.1

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 3.17

The median age of Agricultural inspectors is 49, and Male employees are generally 3.44 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Agricultural inspectors from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Agricultural inspectors is Business but a relatively high number of Agricultural inspectors hold a major in Agriculture.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Agricultural inspectors from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Agricultural inspectors need many skills, but most especially Quality Control Analysis, Monitoring, and Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Agricultural inspectors need more than the average amount of Quality Control Analysis, Science, and Operation Monitoring.

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