Government Property Inspectors and Investigators

General Information

Description

Investigate or inspect government property to ensure compliance with contract agreements and government regulations.

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Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit50.06%
  2. State and local government25.29%
  3. Federal government14.97%
  4. Private, not for profit8.11%
  5. Self-employed1.54%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
  • State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
  • Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$56,620

Military salary*

$140,825

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State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$87,740
$37,940
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 39%
  • Associate's degree 24%
  • Post-secondary certificate 16%
  • Some college 10%
  • High school 9%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Clerical
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Building and Construction

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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