We surveyed 449 non-destructive testing specialists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical non-destructive testing specialist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a non-destructive testing specialist?

Low

High

Working as a non-destructive testing specialist typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a non-destructive testing specialist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a non-destructive testing specialist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a non-destructive testing specialist?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as a non-destructive testing specialist. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for non-destructive testing specialists.

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Do non-destructive testing specialists work full-time or part-time?

73% of non-destructive testing specialists work in full-time roles while 27% work part-time.

Are non-destructive testing specialists allowed to express themselves creatively?

Low

High

Non-Destructive testing specialists rarely get a chance to express themselves creatively.

Do non-destructive testing specialists have control over the direction of their work?

Low

High

While sometimes the direction is set, occasionally non-destructive testing specialists will have some flexibility over the direction of their work.

Does being a non-destructive testing specialist require attention to detail?

Low

High

Attention to detail isn't necessarily required to be successful as a non-destructive testing specialist.

Does being a good non-destructive testing specialist require compassion and empathy?

Low

High

The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a non-destructive testing specialist.