Surgical Instruments Inspector

Inspect surgical instruments.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Surgical Instruments Inspectors do?

Inspects surgical instruments, such as needles, needle holders, bandage scissors, forceps, and scalpels, for defects in finish and adherence to standards. Measures instruments for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as ruler and micrometer. May use microscope or other magnifying device to perform inspection.

Should I be a Surgical Instruments Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Inspector, Surgical Instruments

    How to Become a
    Surgical Instruments Inspector

    Most Surgical Instruments 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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