A non-destructive technician tests the integrity of structures, equipment, vessels, and piping without destroying them. They also test mechanical and structural components for transport structures like piping, bridges, and tunnels, as well as container systems in processing plants such as pipelines, tanks, and vessels.
WHAT IS THE AVERAGE SALARY?
Average wage $15.61 – $28.96 per hour
Based on experience and hours/conditions worked.
$57,807 per year for Level I
$83,739 per year for Level II
$103,991 per year for Level III
Non-Destructive Testing Courses
|Intro to NDT Careers & Profession||12 hr. module||FREE|
|Industrial Radiation Safety||40 hr. module||$500|
|Radiographic Testing Level I||40 hr. module||$500|
|Radiographic Testing Level II||40 hr. module||$500|
|Radiographic Film Interpretation||30 hr. module||$400|
|Profile Radiography||30 hr. module||$400|
|LADEQ Industrial Radiography Exam Prep||30 hr. module||$250|
|Visual Testing Levels I & II||30 hr. module||$400|
|Liquid Penetrant Testing||30 hr. module||$400|
|Magnetic Particle Testing||30 hr. module||$400|
|Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement||40 hr. module||$500|
|Materials Analysis (PMI, Ferrite, Hardness)||64 hr. module||$800|
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR SUCCESS . . .
1. Join the American Society for Non-Destructive Testing (ASNT) and attend the local meetings to network with industry professionals and potential employers.
2. Get your TWIC card.