Metallurgical Engineer Salary

Metallurgical Engineers in the United States can expect wages of $71K per year on average. Total cash compensation for Metallurgical Engineers runs from $56K to $101K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $12K and profit sharing that can reach almost $15K. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Metallurgical Engineers who answered the questionnnaire. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,301 - $98,370

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$55,301 - $98,370  
   
Bonus
$245.11 - $11,635  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,544  
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$55,663 - $100,576  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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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.


For Metallurgical Engineers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $67K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $72K on average. For Metallurgical Engineers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $89K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $93K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Metallurgical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

National Average
$73,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 4%
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