Nondestructive Tester Salary
The average Nondestructive Tester in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $21.80 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, Nondestructive Testers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Job Description for Nondestructive Tester
- Review physical equipment and blueprints, inspecting for performance, meeting specifications, and safety.
- Calibrate, adjust, and maintain test equipment.
- Perform radiographic, ultrasonic, magnetic particle, and other inspections on equipment and structures.
- Document tests, findings, and recommendations.
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Pay by Experience Level for Nondestructive Tester
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Nondestructive Testers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $41K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $52K on average. Nondestructive Testers bring in $52K after working for 10 to 20 years. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $68K.