Produce inspectors inspect fresh produce during the growth and harvest process and grade the products according to USDA guidelines.
The minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree. Additional degrees may be required for advanced positions.
WHERE TO STUDY
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In August 2020, the median yearly salary for a produce inspector was $32,946, according to ZipRecruiter. For more information, visit ZipRecruiter's Produce Inspector page.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- Produce Marketing Association
- United Fresh Produce Association
- USDA Employee Services & Recreation Association
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Learn more about the career of produce inspector in this video from United Fresh.