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Consumer Safety Inspection - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Consumer Safety Inspection"

How much does a Consumer Safety Inspection in the federal government get paid? $66,474.83* *Based on the 2021 average.

Consumer Safety Inspection was the 63rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 4,725 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2021, the Food Safety and Inspection Service hired the most employees titled Consumer Safety Inspection, with an average salary of $66,391.

Government Consumer Safety Inspection jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Consumer Safety Inspection job is GS-1, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-9. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation includes technical positions concerned with planning and conducting inspections, investigation:, and related sampling and data collection activities in support of the laws and regulations protecting consumers from foods, drugs therapeutic devices, cosmetics, fabrics, toys, and household products that are impure, unsanitary, unwholesome, ineffective, improperly labeled, or dangerous. These positions require a practical knowledge of the agency's regulations and programs; a practical knowledge of chemical and biological processes and analytical methods; the characteristics of regulated products; pertinent manufacturing, storage, and distribution methods; and techniques of inspection, sampling, and field testing.

Agencies that have hired a Consumer Safety Inspection

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Food Safety and Inspection Service 4,703 $66,390.70
Food and Drug Administration 16 $88,973.56
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 6 $72,414.33

Consumer Safety Inspection Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Consumer Safety Inspection is $66,474.83. The highest paid Consumer Safety Inspection made $97,468 in 2021.

Common Consumer Safety Inspection Payscales

Payscale Number of Consumer Safety Inspection Employees
GS - General Schedule 4,720
ZT - Scientific And Engineering Technician 5

Starting Paygrade: $20,999.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $63,734.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10
Category: Technical and Medical Support

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Consumer Safety Inspection jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-1 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Supply Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Dental AssistantTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Pharmacy TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Plant Protection TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Voucher ExaminingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Consumer Safety Inspection Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Consumer Safety Inspection was $49,239. Since then, the average pay has increased to $66,475 in 2021.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 1862.

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