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Construction Materials Tester Salary

Construction Materials Testers in the United States can expect wages of $14.29 per hour on average. For the most part, Construction Materials Testers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — around one in four — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
$30,201 - $119,195
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $43,977
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$11.66 - $18.42
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$30,201 - $119,195  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
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$25,234 - $45,608  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Hourly Rate
$11.66 - $18.42  
   
Overtime
$15.07 - $28.61  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
   
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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$25,234 - $45,608  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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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 with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $30K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $35K. Construction Materials Testers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $38K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $44K.

Experience Affects Construction Materials Tester Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 24%