Occupation Title: Agricultural Inspectors
Description: Inspect agricultural commodities, processing equipment, and facilities, and fish and logging operations, to ensure compliance with regulations and laws governing health, quality, and safety.
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 45-2011
Sample Job Titles: Seed and Fertilizer Specialist, Grain Inspector, Meat and Poultry Inspector, Plant Protection Specialist, Apiary Inspector, Food Regulatory Field Supervisor, Plant Pest Inspector
Estimated Total Employment*
Projected Job Openings (2010-2020): 6,000
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).
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