Salary for Non-Destructive Testing Specialists

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Non-destructive testing specialists use a wide variety of techniques and technologies including ultrasonic, radiographic, liquid penetrant, electromagnetic, thermal, and infrared, among others. Professionals in this field examine vehicles and structures for flaws and defects using non-destructive techniques, and prepare results on their findings. A high-school diploma or the equivalent is required for this occupation.

A Non-Destructive Testing Specialist receives an average salary on a scale from 40000 and 60000 based on experience. Non-Destructive Testing Specialists can get an average wage of Fifty Seven Thousand Five Hundred dollars per annum.

Non-Destructive Testing Specialists receive the highest salary in Maine, where they can earn compensation, on average, of approximating $72610. They are compensated most highly in Real Estate and Rental and Leasing, where they receive pay of $67810.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 15.74 percent nationwide in that time.
Non-Destructive Testing Specialists tend to make the most in the following industries
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $67,810
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $66,310
Utilities $63,980
Information $62,690
Public Administration $62,530
Transportation and Warehousing $59,390
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Construction $40,880
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $44,070
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $51,250
Health Care and Social Assistance $52,210
Educational Services $53,220
Wholesale Trade $54,280