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Non-Destructive Testing Specialists
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or $29.78 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (56)
Social Perceptiveness (47)
Assisting and Caring for Others (30)
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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Non-Destructive Testing Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 2.1% by 2031
'Non-Destructive Testing Specialists' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Non-Destructive Testing Specialists' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Non-Destructive Testing Specialists' was $61,950, or $29.78 hourly
'Non-Destructive Testing Specialists' are paid 35.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as non-destructive testing specialists?
As of 2021 there were 73,600 people employed as Non-Destructive Testing Specialists within the United States.
This represents around 0.05% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Non-Destructive Testing Specialists.
Test the safety of structures, vehicles, or vessels using x-ray, ultrasound, fiber optic or related equipment.
SOC Code: 17-3029.01
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