Nondestructive Tester Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Nondestructive Tester is $20.93 per hour.
Nondestructive Tester Salary (?
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$34,765 - $80,472
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MEDIAN: $54,697
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Nondestructive Tester Salary (?
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$14.13 - $31.22
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,765 - $80,472  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,077  
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $3,500  
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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$31,581 - $79,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.13 - $31.22  
   
Overtime
$11.60 - $55.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,077  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $3,500  
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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$31,581 - $79,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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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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Experience Affects Nondestructive Tester Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%
Late-Career
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$54,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 13%