U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
Inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh nonagricultural raw materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from specifications. May use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment.
Illustrative examples: Petroleum Sampler,
Machined Parts Quality Inspector
Broad Occupation: 51-9060 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
Minor Group: 51-9000 Other Production Occupations
Major Group: 51-0000 Production Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010