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.

$54,362 - $172,170
$54K
$94K
$170K
MEDIAN: $93,830
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$31,627 - $170,963  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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.

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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.

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Key Stats for Metallurgist - Physical

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Metallurgist - Physical Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

National Average
$90,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None:
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