Mechanical Inspector Salary

Mechanical Inspectors in the United States pull down an average of $22.52 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Mechanical Inspectors who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 87 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,057 - $90,630
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$91K
MEDIAN: $55,229
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$13.98 - $43.59
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MEDIAN: $22.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,057 - $90,630  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $20,608  
Profit Sharing
$7,250  
Total Pay (?
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$32,025 - $103,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.98 - $43.59  
   
Overtime
$22.21 - $73.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$484.79 - $20,608  
   
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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$32,025 - $103,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 155

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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.

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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.

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Key Stats for Mechanical Inspector

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Inspector Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

Late-Career
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Inspector Salaries

▲9%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▲6%

National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 18%
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