The average annual and hourly salaries for inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers among Florida areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$20,890|
|25th Percentile Wage||$25,790|
|50th Percentile Wage||$33,720|
|75th Percentile Wage||$46,000|
|90th Percentile Wage||$61,220|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,890.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers in state of Florida ranges from $24,040 to $51,790. The highest paying area for inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers in Florida is Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach with a median annual salary of $51,790. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent (mean annual salary $48,240). The lowest paying area is Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,040.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach|| |
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent|| |
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin|| |
|Sebastian-Vero Beach|| |
|Palm Coast|| |
|West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach|| |
|Port St Lucie|| |
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville|| |
|Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach|| |
|North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota|| |
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach|| |
|Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater|| |
|Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach|| |
|South Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall|| |
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers|| |
|Naples-Marco Island|| |
|Lakeland-Winter Haven|| |
|Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |