The official NDT Resource Center claims that graduates from NDE programs are looking at a 100% job placement rate. Demand for technicians is high and the field is continuously growing. In addition, NDE jobs come with a great amount of responsibility and often come with high salaries, especially for well-educated technicians.
Nondestructive testing (or non-destructive testing or NDT), a form of inspection that allows materials to be analyzed without being taken apart or destroyed, is critical for many industries. The assets and products being tested can maintain their function, unlike with other forms of testing, and can be safely used after inspection.
The Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) profession is among the most stable, lucrative, and steadily growing trade careers in the country. By all indications, welding (including CWIs) is one of the fastest growing fields in the United States.