Construction Materials Tester Salary

Men make up the majority of Construction Materials Testers in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $14.51 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over a fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Construction Materials Testers.

$30,639 - $117,446
(Median)
$31K
$46K
$120K
MEDIAN: $46,451
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$11.36 - $18.71
(Median)
$11
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$30,639 - $117,446  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
Total Pay (?
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$24,934 - $46,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.36 - $18.71  
   
Overtime
$15.15 - $28.71  
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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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$24,934 - $46,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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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. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $31K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $36K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $41K in this role. Construction Materials Testers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $45K on average.

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Experience Affects Construction Materials Tester Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 22%
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