Consumer Safety Inspection - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Consumer Safety Inspection"How much does a Consumer Safety Inspection in the federal government get paid? $63,642.64* *Based on the 2020 average.
Consumer Safety Inspection was the 63rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 4,444 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Food Safety and Inspection Service hired the most employees titled Consumer Safety Inspection, with an average salary of $63,534.
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.
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.
Technical and Medical Support Positions encompass jobs that require specialized, practical knowledge and the ability to perform skilled tasked. However, these skills can often be learned on the job or through training when you are hired. In some cases, certifications are required to qualify. Additional education such as an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree will increase starting grade and lead to promotion. Typically promotions are given 1 grade at a time up to a maximum of GS-9.
Agencies that have hired a Consumer Safety Inspection
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Food Safety and Inspection Service||4,419||$63,533.74|
|Food and Drug Administration||17||$88,510.12|
|National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration||8||$70,913.38|
Consumer Safety Inspection Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Consumer Safety Inspection is $63,642.64. The highest paid Consumer Safety Inspection made $101,503 in 2020.
Common Consumer Safety Inspection Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Consumer Safety Inspection Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||4,437|
|ZT - Scientific And Engineering Technician||7|
|Starting Paygrade:||$20,172.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$61,227.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10|
|Category:||Technical and Medical Support|
|Occupation Family:||1800 INSPECTION, INVESTIGATION, ENFORCEMENT, AND COMPLIANCE GROUP|
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 Technician||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Dental Assistant||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Pharmacy Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Plant Protection Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Voucher Examining||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Consumer Safety Inspection Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for a Consumer Safety Inspection was $49,239. Since then, the average pay has increased to $63,643 in 2020.
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