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Construction Materials Tester Salary

Median pay for Construction Materials Testers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $14.30 per hour. Most Construction Materials Testers report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, somewhere between a fifth and a fourth claim no health benefits at all. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$11.31 - $19.34
(Median)
$11
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.31 - $19.34  
   
Overtime
$14.95 - $28.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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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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$24,850 - $45,038  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 103

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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 more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $30K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $35K. Construction Materials Testers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $38K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $44K.

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Experience Affects Construction Materials Tester Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

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
14%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 23%