Rug Inspector

Examine cleaned rugs to detect deficiencies.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Rug Inspectors do?

Examines cleaned rugs to detect deficiencies, such as inadequate cleaning, failure to remove spots or stains, and faulty brushing of pile. Returns imperfect rugs to workers responsible for defects. Rolls completed rugs by hand or guides rug into rug-rolling machine. May measure and calculate areas of rugs for billing purposes.

Should I be a Rug Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • How to become a Rug Inspector

    Most Rug Inspectors have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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