Non-Destructive testing specialists are about average in terms of happiness.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, non-destructive testing specialists rate their career happiness 3.3 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 43% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy non-destructive testing specialists are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
Gem worker
3.7
$41k
Industrial designer
3.5
$67k
Faller
3.4
$45k
Rigger
3.3
$51k
Welder
3.1
$38k
Pump operator
3.1
$45k
Logging worker
3.1
$42k

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

  • Salary: Are non-destructive testing specialists happy with their salary?
  • Meaning: Do non-destructive testing specialists find their jobs meaningful?
  • Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as non-destructive testing specialists?
  • Work environment: How enjoyable are non-destructive testing specialist’s work environments?
  • Skills utilization: Are non-destructive testing specialists making the best use of their abilities?

Are non-destructive testing specialists happy with their salary?