A Mechanical Inspector earns an average wage of $20.61 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Mechanical Inspector Total Pay (?
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$36,173 - $103,551
(Median)
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100K
MEDIAN: $62,907
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Mechanical Inspector Total Pay (?
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$12.72 - $40.55
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,173 - $103,551  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,104  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,671 - $95,176  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 192
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $40.55  
   
Overtime
$20.60 - $64.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,104  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,671 - $95,176  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 192
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Job Description for Mechanical Inspector
  • Inspect materials, parts, products, and blueprints for quality and standards conformance.
  • Interpret blueprints and determine if structures and equipment meet specifications.
  • Monitor, document, and schedule work activities.
  • Write reports and communicate results.
Read more about: Materials Inspectors
Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Inspector
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Mechanical Inspector Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
National Average
$52,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Inspector Salaries

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 5%
Maintenance
0%
National Average
$52,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 19 votes.
Gender
Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
38%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 17%
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