The average pay for a Corrosion Engineer is $76,294 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Corrosion Engineer Total Pay (?
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$50,488 - $122,044
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$50,488 - $122,044  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,398  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $12,500  
Total Pay (?
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$48,952 - $129,658  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Job Description for Corrosion Engineer
  • Identify corrosion mechanisms and calculate corrosion rates in operating machinery, piping, equipment, etc.
  • Provide guidance to resolve design, operation and maintenance issues.
  • Consult others on welding and repair
  • Inspect equipment to ensure safety, efficiency, integrity and compliance with applicable laws.
  • Help contractors, consultants and vendors design and implement programs with specific corrosion control objectives.
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Experience Affects Corrosion Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 41%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$73,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Corrosion Engineer Salaries

National Average
$73,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 4%
Material Science
up arrow 10%
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 3%
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