A Metallurgical Technician earns an average wage of $18.34 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$28,800 - $71,338
(Median)
$29K
$50K
$71K
MEDIAN: $49,763
10%
50%
90%

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$13.83 - $24.64
(Median)
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,800 - $71,338  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
Profit Sharing
$2,550  
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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$29,679 - $61,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.83 - $24.64  
   
Overtime
$18.90 - $34.86  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,550  
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).
)
$29,679 - $61,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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Job Description for Metallurgical Technician

A metallurgical technician usually works in a lab and tests raw materials and finished goods for commercial fields or general research. The technician is important in order to ensure that materials that are being used are of quality.

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Metallurgical Technician Tasks

  • Prepare samples and equipment for analyses.
  • Collect and analyze data and create reports to document findings.
  • Follow standard procedures to prepare, evaluate and analyze metals and materials.
  • Operate and maintain machinery.

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Pay by Experience Level for Metallurgical Technician

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

Metallurgical Technician Reviews

What is it like working as a Metallurgical Technician?

Metallurgical Technician in Coolidge:
"Educational, stressful, informative, interesting, culturally."
Pros: Learning new things, exploring new realms.
Cons: Stagnant, feel overlooked, stressful.

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Experience Affects Metallurgical Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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