Nondestructive Testers


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Career Cluster
111300
100431
Nondestructive Testers

Nondestructive Testers - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Temporary worker agencies
  • Motor vehicle parts manufacturers
  • Plastic products manufacturers
  • Semiconductor and other component manufacturers

Outlook

Demand for this occupation will decline. Many quality control inspections are now done by machines and computers. Some quality control is now done at the production level by assembly workers, reducing opportunities for quality control inspectors. There will still be opportunities in the medical and pharmaceutical fields.

Job opportunities will occur as a result of people retiring. Job prospects are best for those with quality control certifications.

Quality Control Inspectors (CIS 100431)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
23,731
Very large
&
-6.5%
5.8%
>>>>
2,560
Very High
  Champaign Area
346
Very large
&
0.6%
7.0%
>>>>
41
Very High
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
596
Very large
&
-7.4%
5.0%
>>>>
64
Very High
  Cook County
8,885
Very large
&
-4.7%
5.6%
>>>>
983
Very High
  Decatur Area
276
Very large
&
-4.7%
7.0%
>>>>
31
Very High
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
1,449
Very large
&
-2.8%
9.7%
>>>>
164
Very High
  Du Page County
2,813
Very large
&
-5.2%
5.4%
>>>>
309
Very High
  Edwardsville Area
522
Very large
&
-21.3%
5.1%
>>>>
44
Very High
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
162
Very large
&
-4.3%
7.0%
>>>>
18
High
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
304
Very large
&
-5.9%
5.2%
>>>>
33
Very High
  Lake County
1,851
Very large
&
-3.4%
8.6%
>>>>
209
Very High
  McHenry County
548
Very large
&
-6.2%
6.8%
>>>>
60
Very High
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
372
Very large
&
-3.5%
6.8%
>>>>
42
Very High
  Northwest Illinois Area
660
Very large
&
-7.0%
3.6%
>>>>
70
Very High
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
948
Very large
&
-3.3%
7.3%
>>>>
107
Very High
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
338
Very large
&
-5.9%
4.3%
>>>>
37
Very High
  Rock Island-Moline Area
406
Very large
&
-4.9%
5.7%
>>>>
44
Very High
  Rockford Area
1,125
Very large
&
-7.5%
7.6%
>>>>
120
Very High
  Shawnee National Forest Area
134
Very large
&
-6.0%
2.4%
>>>>
14
High
  Springfield Area
344
Large
&
-4.1%
4.7%
>>>>
39
High
  St Louis-Belleville Area
415
Very large
&
-5.5%
6.4%
>>>>
46
Very High
  Vermilion County
176
Very large
&
-5.7%
4.9%
>>>>
19
Very High
  Will County
1,000
Very large
&
-1.2%
9.1%
>>>>
116
Very High
United States
590,100
Very large
&
-17.0%
3.7%
>>>>
48,300
Very High
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.