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Tester Nondestructive Salary

$61,281 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,275

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for a Tester Nondestructive is $61,281 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Tester Nondestructive is between $44,637 and $75,123. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Tests radiographic, penetrant, ultrasonic, and magnetic particles on metal parts to determine if parts meet nondestructive specifications.
  • Examines test orders to determine type of test requested, test procedures to follow, and part acceptability criteria.
  • Applies agents, such as cleaners, penetrants, and developers, and couplant (light oil that acts as medium) to parts, or heats parts in oven to prepare parts for testing.
  • Designates test equipment settings according to type of metal, thickness, distance from test equipment, and related variables, using standard formulas.
  • Calibrates test equipment, such as magnetic particle, x-ray, and ultrasonic contact machines, to standard settings, following manual instructions.
Tester Nondestructive Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

Job family population: 83,360

Estimated population of Tester Nondestructive jobs: 3,294

Rate of error: 1.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$71,042
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Tester Nondestructive Job Listings for United States

Nondestructive Tester
Nov 29
Corpus Christi, United States
Department of the Army
Ability to do the work of a(n) Nondestructive Tester~ without more than normal supervision. Perform NDT level II inspection (IAW NAS410) for Fluorescent Penetrant (PT), Magnetic Particle (MT ...
Radiographer
Nov 13
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NVI, LLC (Nondestructive Visual Inspection)
Set up and calibrate testing equipment and materials; * Calculate, establish and control radiation area; * Apply testing criteria in accordance with applicable specifications or standards and ...
Radiographer
Nov 13
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NVI, LLC (Nondestructive Visual Inspection)
Set up and calibrate testing equipment and materials; * Calculate, establish and control radiation area; * Apply testing criteria in accordance with applicable specifications or standards and ...
Calibration Technician
Oct 31
Maryland Heights, MO, USA
Premium Inspection & Testing Group
Premium Inspection & Testing Group is a family of best-in-class companies working together as one team to safely deliver exceptional nondestructive testing (NDT), inspection and calibration services ...
Quality Assurance Inspector Technician
Dec 6
Idaho Falls, United States
Idaho National Laboratory
Perform Basic and Nondestructive Examination (NDE) inspections on nuclear facility, maintenance ... Provide first-line inspection and testing in support of nuclear maintenance, and similar in-house ...

The average pay for a Tester Nondestructive is $61,281 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Tester Nondestructive is between $44,637 and $75,123. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Nondestructive Tester
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Ability to do the work of a(n) Nondestructive Tester~ without more than normal supervision. Perform NDT level II inspection (IAW NAS410) for Fluorescent Penetrant (PT), Magnetic Particle (MT ...
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Nov 13
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NVI, LLC (Nondestructive Visual Inspection)
Set up and calibrate testing equipment and materials; * Calculate, establish and control radiation area; * Apply testing criteria in accordance with applicable specifications or standards and ...
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