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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

45-2011 Agricultural Inspectors



Inspect agricultural commodities, processing equipment, and facilities, and fish and logging operations, to ensure compliance with regulations and laws governing health, quality, and safety.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Central Minnesota 308$27.90/hr$17.88/hr$18.98/hr$29.44/hr$33.41/hr$35.24/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities20$23.84/hr
Professional and Business Services80$15.04/hr
Public Administration240$33.37/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State 10$22.89/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 30$29.44/hr-5.7%
Northwest Minnesota 30$22.15/hr2.9%
Northwest Balance of State 30$22.15/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 50$22.15/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 50$22.89/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 180$35.83/hr-0.6%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 190$34.58/hrN/A
Minnesota 340$27.12/hr2.6%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Airfield Operations Specialists 140$40.37/hrN/A
Food Science Technicians 510$23.59/hrN/A
Protective Service Workers, All Other 780$20.92/hrN/A


  • Set standards for the production of meat or poultry products or for food ingredients, additives, or compounds used to prepare or package products.
  • Inspect the cleanliness and practices of establishment employees.
  • Label and seal graded products and issue official grading certificates.
  • Interpret and enforce government acts and regulations and explain required standards to agricultural workers.
  • Monitor the grading performed by company employees to verify conformance to standards.
  • Set labeling standards and approve labels for meat or poultry products.
  • Inspect agricultural commodities or related operations, as well as fish or logging operations, for compliance with laws and regulations governing health, quality, and safety.
  • Compare product recipes with government-approved formulas or recipes to determine acceptability.
  • Inspect food products and processing procedures to determine whether products are safe to eat.
  • Inspect food products and processing procedures to determine whether products are safe to eat.