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Charlie Young
Charlie Young
00:16 Feb-06-2001
Re: NDT salary scales
: i am interested in making a comparison of ndt technician's salary scales in various countries. please help if you can.
: thanks

See attached link for a good salary survey, their website has surveys for 1997, 98, 99.

http://www.pfndt.com/99survey.html




    
 
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Rolf Diederichs
Director,
NDT.net, Germany, Joined Nov 1998, 605

Rolf Diederichs

Director,
NDT.net,
Germany,
Joined Nov 1998
605
09:41 Feb-07-2001
Re: NDT salary scales
No doubt, the PFNDT Salary Survey offers comprehensive breakdowns.
But it was conducted in the US only and does not
recognizes NDT method certification and level.
For that reason I would appreciate if our current
global NDT salary survey would receive many inputs.
You can win a prize! Thanks to AIPND we can offer five CD-ROMs for the drawing.
Please give us your input at http://www.ndt.net/exhibit/survey/salary/salary.htm

Rolf Diederichs

: : i am interested in making a comparison of ndt technician's salary scales in various countries. please help if you can.
: : thanks
.
: See attached link for a good salary survey, their website has surveys for 1997, 98, 99.
.
: http://www.pfndt.com/99survey.html
.



    
 
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tutech
tutech
03:39 Jan-17-2001
NDT salary scales

i am interested in making a comparison of ndt technician's salary scales in various countries. please help if you can.
thanks


    
 
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Dave Wilkes
Dave Wilkes
04:19 Jan-17-2001
Re: NDT salary scales
NDT Technicians salary rates is something that we have more than a passing interest in at NDTCabin.

However there are many problems with trying to make any type of comparison between countries.

A lot of UK technicians are employed in the Netherlands and Germany, because the low rate of pay
in the UK, makes them attractive to Dutch and German
employers. However, of late the strength of sterling
has meant that this competative advantage has been
eroded.

Volatile exchange rates are not the only problem. Many technicians are self-employed, or are on short
term contracts. They are paid a fixed hourly rate
that covers accomodation, food and travelling
expenses. This rate can be very different from full
time employees.

As a rule of thumb, ndt pay rates, reflect the strength of the econonomy in that country. Top rates
can be found in Canada (helped by fixed union rates),
the USA and Germany. Next comes Holland, France
and the UK. With the poorer third world countries,
bottom of the ladder.

Regional differences inside a country also have a major impact. An MPI inspector living in the North East of England can be had for as little as £5 per hour. The same inspector in South of England will
earn £8+ per hour.


Dave Wilkes
Asst Editor
www.ndtcabin.com "The internet magazine for ndt technicians"





    
 
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nigel armstrong
Engineering, - Specialist services
United Kingdom, Joined Oct 2000, 1096

nigel armstrong

Engineering, - Specialist services
United Kingdom,
Joined Oct 2000
1096
00:47 Jan-20-2001
Re: NDT salary scales
: i am interested in making a comparison of ndt technician's salary scales in various countries. please help if you can.
: thanks

So many variables (and controversy) there Gavin. Dave's comments about the U.K. may be accurate but note that is for a tech with an MPI ticket only (presumably level II). He'll be lucky to get any work at all with the number of multi-techs on the market! Highly experienced manual UT techs on power outages can command about £15 - £18 per hour. Also some of the traditional NDT methods are gradually being superseded by automated inspection where there is a division between "data-capturers" and "data analysts". Recent offshore pay for these two categories has been between £135 and £185 per day. Your profile says you are considering personnel supply. If you can match or top these rates for a highly-experienced Level III multi-tech, or even can offer work in beautiful S. Africa on reasonable rates, please drop me a line!

Hope this is of some help.

Regards

nigel




    
 
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Dave Wilkes
Dave Wilkes
00:12 Jan-22-2001
NDTCabin Salary Survey
There is obviously a considerable interest in
salary scales amongst the global NDT community.

As the purpose of NDTCabin is to provide a useful
resource for "hands-on" NDT, then we are now actively considering launching what probably will be the first ever global NDT Salary Survey.

This will be a time consuming an expensive project
for us, so if there is such a global survey elsewhere, we would certainly appreciate knowledge of its existance.

We would also be interested in hearing from any companies who might want to sponsor the survey.

Regards

Dave Wilkes
Asst Editor
www.ndtcabin.com "The internet magazine for ndt technicians"




    
 
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Rolf Diederichs
Director,
NDT.net, Germany, Joined Nov 1998, 605

Rolf Diederichs

Director,
NDT.net,
Germany,
Joined Nov 1998
605
02:22 Jan-22-2001
Re: NDTCabin Salary Survey
We have a NDT Salary Survey under construction for one of the next journal issues.
As usual we'll offer prizes for participants.
Of course we are also interested in sponsors of this survey.
Please contact me if you have any question.

Best regards
Rolf Diederichs

Former Former Surveys:
NDT Customer Satisfaction Survey
http://www.ndt.net/exhibit/survey/ndt97su/ndt97res.htm

Ultrasonic Flaw Detector Survey
http://www.ndt.net/exhibit/survey/exh0598s/0598res.htm

: There is obviously a considerable interest in
: salary scales amongst the global NDT community.

: As the purpose of NDTCabin is to provide a useful
: resource for "hands-on" NDT, then we are now actively considering launching what probably will be the first ever global NDT Salary Survey.

: This will be a time consuming an expensive project
: for us, so if there is such a global survey elsewhere, we would certainly appreciate knowledge of its existance.

: We would also be interested in hearing from any companies who might want to sponsor the survey.

: Regards

: Dave Wilkes
: Asst Editor
: www.ndtcabin.com "The internet magazine for ndt technicians"




    
 
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Edouard KENGNI
Edouard KENGNI
06:42 Dec-07-2002
Re: NDT salary scales
: : i am interested in making a comparison of ndt technical and chemical engineers' salary scales in various countries. please help if you can.
: : thanks
.
: See attached link for a good salary survey, their website has surveys for 1997, 98, 99.
.
: http://www.pfndt.com/99survey.html
.



    
 
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