License to Work: A National Study of Burdens from Occupational Licensing

License to Work: A National Study of Burdens from Occupational Licensing

Tank Tester



Highlights

License required in 14 states
61st most burdensome licensing requirements
59th most heavily regulated occupation

(Last updated April 24, 2012)

Definition

Tank testers test underground storage tanks and associated piping.

Summary

Fourteen states require licenses for those who test underground storage tanks. Iowa requires more than two years of education and training, while Alaska, Arizona, California and Nevada require one year. Maine and Wyoming have no education and training requirements. All but two states require exams.

(Last updated May 2, 2012)

State Licensing Requirements

Burden RankStateFeesEducation/Experience (Days)ExamsMinimum GradeMinimum Age
1 Iowa $350 739 1 0 18
2 Arizona $150 365 1 0 18
3 California $300 365 1 0 0
4 Nevada $250 365 1 0 0
5 Alaska $150 365 1 0 0
6 Illinois $1,000 9 1 0 0
7 Utah $225 9 1 0 0
8 Maine $400 0 1 0 0
9 Washington, D.C. $200 9 1 0 0
10 Kansas $100 9 1 0 0
11 Pennsylvania $0 9 1 0 0
12 Wyoming $75 0 1 0 0
13 Rhode Island $100 9 0 0 0
14 Wisconsin $70 9 0 0 0

(Last updated April 24, 2012)

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