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Metallurgical Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Metallurgical Engineer is $71,501 per year.
Metallurgical Engineer Salary (?
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$55,157 - $99,846
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National Salary Data

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$55,157 - $99,846  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,255  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$55,373 - $103,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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Job Description for Metallurgical Engineer

Metallurgical engineering covers a wide area of responsibility; for example, those working in this field may be designing metal parts, studying the properties of metals, or solving problems in manufacturing. Extractive metallurgy deals with the separation of metals from ores, which involves multiple steps to successfully extract ores. Physical metallurgy involves studying the structure and physical properties of metals; this can involve creating an alloy such as steel from its component parts. The type of metal that metallurgical engineers work with vary. Additionally, employers in this field range from government agencies to colleges to companies manufacturing machinery or other products using metal.
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Metallurgical Engineer Tasks
  • Develop and implement safety and quality projects.
  • Confer with customers to determine needs and specifications and explain design considerations.
  • Inspect current processes and provide problem solving and technical support.

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Pay by Experience Level for Metallurgical Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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$73,000
St. Louis
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Experience Affects Metallurgical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%
Late-Career
up arrow 26%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$73,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
21%
female alumni
 
Male
79%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 5%