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Coatings Inspector Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Coatings Inspectors earn an average of $23.39 per hour. Compensation ranges between $16.28 per hour and $44.80. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Although the larger part have medical coverage and just over two-fifths have dental coverage, around two in five claim no health benefits at all.

$38,948 - $123,963
(Median)
$39K
$63K
$120K
MEDIAN: $63,065
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$16.28 - $44.80
(Median)
$16
$23
$45
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$38,948 - $123,963  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $26,039  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,918 - $121,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.28 - $44.80  
   
Overtime
$20.51 - $55.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $26,039  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,918 - $121,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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Job Description for Coatings Inspector

The process of coating is not one that most people think much about. Yet, having equipment or surfaces properly coated is vital to protecting their function. It is also often important to the safety of their operators or inhabitants. Proper protective coating protects structures and equipment from weather, heat, fire, or chemical damage. Because it is necessary to maintain proper levels of coating in certain applications, companies may either directly employ a coatings inspector or contract with a company who employs them.

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Pay by Experience Level for Coatings Inspector

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Coatings Inspectors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $57K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $61K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $71K in this role. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $83K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Coatings Inspector Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 41%