Nondestructive Tester Salary

Nondestructive Testers in the United States take home approximately $20.77 per hour on average. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Nondestructive Testers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nondestructive Testers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 83 percent.

$30,536 - $101,618
$31K
$51K
$100K
MEDIAN: $51,129
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50%
90%

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$14.23 - $31.43
$14
$21
$31
MEDIAN: $20.77
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$0$101K
Salary $30,536 - $101,618
Bonus $0.00 - $7,500
Profit Sharing $750
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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$30,709 - $81,066
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $14.23 - $31.43
Overtime $21.73 - $46.03
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,500
Profit Sharing $750
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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$30,709 - $81,066
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 103

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Job Description for Nondestructive Tester

  • Perform radiographic, ultrasonic, magnetic particle, and other inspections on equipment and structures.
  • Document tests, findings, and recommendations.
  • Review physical equipment and blueprints, inspecting for performance, meeting specifications, and safety.
  • Calibrate, adjust, and maintain test equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nondestructive Tester

Pay by Experience for a Nondestructive Tester has a positive trend. An entry-level Nondestructive Tester with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 60 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nondestructive Tester with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Nondestructive Tester which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 31 salaries. A Nondestructive Tester with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 19 salaries.

Nondestructive Tester Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Nondestructive Tester?

Nondestructive Tester in Wantagh:
"Sage Advice."
Once you begin your NDT studies, do not stop. It is best to get thru the material while it is fresh in your mind. If you stop and go back you will not remember it all and will be lost, basically needing to start over. There is a lot of information, but if you get thru it quickly it all ties together, giving you the bigger picture.

Nondestructive Tester in Lafayette:
"Good."
Pros: Its simple and gratifying, commotion, and great hours.
Cons: Not always steady, don't always have equal opportunities.

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Key Stats for Nondestructive Tester

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Nondestructive Tester Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

Mid-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 13%
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