Metallurgical Technician Salary

A Metallurgical Technician earns an average wage of $18.17 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$31,900 - $77,289
$32K
$51K
$77K
MEDIAN: $51,098
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50%
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$14.14 - $24.09
$14
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $17.95
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,900 - $77,289  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$30,152 - $67,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.14 - $24.09  
   
Overtime
$19.00 - $38.48  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$30,152 - $67,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Metallurgical Technician

Pay by Experience for a Metallurgical Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Metallurgical Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 43 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Metallurgical Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Metallurgical Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 19 salaries. A Metallurgical Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 17 salaries.

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Q: 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.

Key Stats for Metallurgical Technician

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Metallurgical Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲14%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 17%
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