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 gets a salary of between $37,200 to $102,790 depending on experience and talent. will most likely receive an average wage of sixty-seven thousand six hundred and fourty dollars annually.

make the highest salary in District of Columbia, where they get an average salary rate of close to about $96,410. Employees who work in this career can make the most money in Utilities, where they earn salary pay of $78,860.

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Non-Destructive Testing Specialists tend to make the most in the following industries:

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Public Administration
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Transportation and Warehousing

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
Educational Services
Wholesale Trade
Health Care and Social Assistance
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services