Mechanical Inspector Salary

Median pay for Mechanical Inspectors in the United States is around $21.90 per hour. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Male Mechanical Inspectors far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Work is enjoyable for Mechanical Inspectors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$38,971 - $94,293
$39K
$58K
$94K
MEDIAN: $57,790
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$14.44 - $43.30
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$0$103K
Salary $38,971 - $94,293
Bonus $650 - $22,500
Profit Sharing $7,250
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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$32,425 - $103,915
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 67
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $14.44 - $43.30
Overtime $22.29 - $74.74
Annual Data $0$103K
Bonus $650 - $22,500
Profit Sharing $7,250
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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$32,425 - $103,915
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 160

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Job Description for Mechanical Inspector

A mechanical inspector usually works in a plethora of fields, a few of them being manufacturing, construction, and utility companies. The inspector will carry out various tests in order to make sure that machines have been set up correctly and that they are operated in an accurate manner. In some cases, the manufacturer will provide quality control analyses for any goods that are produced by the company.

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Mechanical Inspector Tasks

  • Monitor, document, and schedule work activities.
  • Write reports and communicate results.
  • Inspect materials, parts, products, and blueprints for quality and standards conformance.
  • Interpret blueprints and determine if structures and equipment meet specifications.

Mechanical Inspector Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Inspector

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Inspector has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Inspector with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 82 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical Inspector with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Inspector which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 61 salaries. A Mechanical Inspector with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 58 salaries.

Mechanical Inspector Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Mechanical Inspector?

Mechanical Inspector in West Point:
"Management great."
Pros: Close to home, descent pay, work with good people.
Cons: No overtime after 40 hours no 401k.

Mechanical Inspector in Newark:
"Be prepared."
Always work safe...be prepared.

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Key Stats for Mechanical Inspector

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Inspector Salaries

Experienced
▲16%

Late-Career
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Inspector Salaries

▲10%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▲7%

National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 18%
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