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Horticultural Inspectors

Overview

Horticultural inspectors are employed by federal, state, and local governments to enforce those laws that protect public health and safety as they pertain to plants and agricultural products. There are about 14,670 agricultural inspectors, including horticultural inspectors, employed in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $75,000

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Curious

Organized

Technical

Career Ladder
Horticultural/Agricultural Consultant

Supervisor of Inspectors

Agricultural Inspector

Horticultural Inspector

Horticultural Technician

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