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Nondestructive Tester Salary

Nondestructive Testers in the United States take home an average $22.13 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The vast majority (88 percent) of Nondestructive Testers who answered the questionnaire are male. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision insurance.

$36,065 - $76,377
(Median)
$36K
$55K
$76K
MEDIAN: $54,775
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90%

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$14.76 - $30.77
(Median)
$15
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$36,065 - $76,377  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,500  
Profit Sharing
$720 - $3,931  
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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$33,879 - $79,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.76 - $30.77  
   
Overtime
$19.32 - $55.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$720 - $3,931  
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).
)
$33,879 - $79,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $44K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $58K. For Nondestructive Testers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $63K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $62K.

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Experience Affects Nondestructive Tester Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 12%
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