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Construction Materials Tester Salary

Male Construction Materials Testers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $14.33 per hour in the United States. The majority of Construction Materials Testers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the larger part have dental coverage, somewhere between a fifth and a fourth claim no health benefits at all. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$11.24 - $19.17
(Median)
$11
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.24 - $19.17  
   
Overtime
$14.97 - $28.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
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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$24,860 - $44,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108

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Job Description for Construction Materials Tester

  • Operate various testing equipment.
  • Document findings.
  • Oversee, inspect and test areas and materials.

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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Materials Tester

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


Construction Materials Testers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average beginner in this position makes around $30K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $35K. Construction Materials Testers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $39K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $44K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Construction Materials Tester Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 22%
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