Earning $43.98 per hour on average, Mechanical Inspectors receive the most money, followed by Quality Control Inspectors (about $39.90) and Nondestructive Testers ($21.00).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $32.00 per hour) can be spotted in Pascagoula, Miss.; Lima, Ohio (around $31.49), Richmond, Calif. ($17.25), and Long Beach, Calif. (around $17.06) are the next top-paying cities. By state, MISTRAS Group pays its Texas employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $33.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $28.53 per hour. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $18.49 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $26.00 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Pressure Vessels Inspectors, who make $42.00 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Quality Assurance / Quality Control among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $27.16 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Word; on the survey, a little less than one-fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Accounts Payable, Billing, and Microsoft Office round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
The larger part of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of respondents and dental coverage for a large number of employees. The list of perks also includes life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.