Project IMPACT

Innovations Moving People to Achieve Certified Training

Quality Technology


Also known as: Nondestructive Testing Technology

This career is a new and emerging occupation and is projected to grow much faster than average (employment increase of 22% or more and 100,000 or more job openings) within 2022.

Workers in this career conduct tests to determine quality of raw materials, bulk intermediate and finished products. They may also conduct stability sample tests.


Prepare for this career at


  • Co-Op, Quality Assurance

  • Quality Assurance Technician

  • Quality Assurance Coordinator

  • Quality Inspector

  • Quality Engineer/Site Validation

  • Lead QA Auditor Distribution

Median Wage


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Source: Job titles Nebraska Department of Labor
Career description and average wage information Bureau of Labor Statistics

Central Community College
Metropolitan Community College
Northeast Community College
Southeast Community College
Western Nebraska Community College
University of Nebraska at Lincoln

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The consortium of institutions which comprise Project IMPACT are equal opportunity/affirmative action institutions.