Metallurgist - Physical Salary
Men account for the majority of Metallurgist - Physicals in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $94K annually. Work is enjoyable for Metallurgist - Physicals, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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Job Description for Metallurgist - Physical
Physical metallurgists employ a high level of chemical and scientific knowledge to analyze various metals, compounds, and alloys for quality control, purity, and non-conformance; this testing must be performed precisely at both micro and macro levels. They must also develop testing standards and criteria for the measurement and testing of these materials. Additionally, physical metallurgists are involved in the development of new alloys and metals, including new grades of steel. Physical metallurgists review and interpret their findings and assist in creating information related to future product development that can be understood by both technical and non-technical professionals.Read More...
This position generally requires at minimum a bachelor’s degree in material science or metallurgy, as well as relevant experience. Many employers, however, require a doctoral degree in a relevant field as well. The amount of required experience and education may vary depending on the position; jobs may require everything from a bachelor’s degree to a doctoral degree and several years of experience, depending on the company. Physical metallurgists typically work full time in of a lab environment and support engineering, research, and development within their department, as well as with other departments; for this reason, excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.
Metallurgist - Physical Tasks
- Analyze and characterize the composition and reactions of metals and materials.
- Document and interpret findings and processes.
- Test and troubleshoot new products and product failures.
Key Stats for Metallurgist - Physical
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