MBTI® Test ISTP Agricultural Inspectors

Strong Interest Inventory® General Occupational Theme Code: Realistic, Conventional, Investigative (RCI) (GOT)

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The work involved in a career as an agricultural inspector takes a certain kind of person, and because of this, a specific Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI test) personality type often works well in this occupation. Because of their hunger for knowledge and observational skills, Introverted-Sensing-Thinking-Perceiving (ISTP) Myers-Briggs test types are often known to be content and a good fit in careers as agricultural inspectors.

For agricultural inspectors, an average day typically involves checking on equipment, facilities, and commodities, as well as making sure that everything is up-to-par with the current health, quality and safety laws. Daily tasks could include examining various agricultural products, such as food, to make sure that they are up to safety code standards; imposing government regulations on various workers and companies, ensuring that they understand what is expected; investigating any potential violations of health codes and distributing health and safety grades; and running quality control on various food and agricultural goods. They also work with fishing and logging operations in this sense.

Overall, it is an agricultural inspector’s duty to make sure that everything is at the standard expected and required by law. To accomplish these tasks, agricultural inspectors utilize a variety of specialized equipment—calibration weights, grading machines, sorting machines, etc.—to keep detailed records and measurements of the agricultural products.

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Having an intricate understanding of the current governmental laws and procedures is extremely important to this career, as is an overall knowledge of safety, management, and service. Various mental skills are also imperative for successfully completing the duties of an agricultural inspector, including the ability to solve problems efficiently and reasonably, analyze quality control, and communicate effectively. A high level of reasoning skills is highly necessary for these positions as well. There is no educational standard for a career as an agricultural inspector, but many companies require at least a high school diploma.

Below are some employment trends for Agricultural Inspectors:

  • Median wage: $21.87 hourly, $45,490 annually
  • Employment: 17,700 employees
  • Projected growth (2018-2028): Average (4% to 6%)
  • Projected job openings (2018-2028): 2,700

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ISTP Careers

Click on one of these corresponding popular ISTP Careers for detailed information including Career Stats, Income Stats, Daily Tasks and Required Education: Agricultural Inspector, Automotive Master Mechanic, Avionics Technician, Civil Engineering Technician, Construction & Building Inspector, Electric Power-Line Installer & Repairer, Forest & Conservation Worker, Light Truck or Delivery Driver, Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic, and Operating Engineer or Other Construction Equipment Operator.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections Onetonline.org

MBTI® Type Tables for Occupations, 2nd Edition. Schaubhut, N. & Thompson, R. (CPP, 2008)