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Tester Nondestructive Salary

How much does a Tester Nondestructive make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Tester Nondestructive

$58,999 (USD)/yr

$28 (USD)/hr

$1,227 (USD)/yr

$58,290 (USD)/yr

$28 (USD)/hr

$1,227 (USD)/yr

Job 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.
The average tester nondestructive salary in United States is $58,999 or an equivalent hourly rate of $28. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,227. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$42,975 (USD)

$72,325 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$68,396 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Tester Nondestructive will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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