Quality control inspectors examine products and materials for defects or deviations from specifications.
Working conditions vary by industry, establishment size, and specific duty. Most quality control inspectors work full time during regular business hours. Overtime may be required to meet production deadlines.
Most quality control inspectors need a high school diploma and receive on-the-job training that typically lasts as little as 1 month or up to 1 year.
The median hourly wage for quality control inspectors was $17.31 in May 2015.
Employment of quality control inspectors is projected to show little or no change from 2014 to 2024. Job prospects should be best for those who are certified and have related work experience.
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