Metallurgist - Process Salary

For Metallurgist - Processs, annual average wages total $69K per year. Overall cash earnings for Metallurgist - Processs stretch from $55K on the lower end to $98K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $12K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Most Metallurgist - Processs report high levels of job satisfaction. Metallurgist - Processs who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 85 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage.

$53,965 - $94,124

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$53,965 - $94,124  
$0.00 - $12,164  
Profit Sharing
$582 - $9,967  
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$55,363 - $97,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 138
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Job Description for Metallurgist - Process

Metallurgy is the process by which different metals are combined into alloys and then used to create materials for use by others or used to create end products themselves. A metallurgist - process is a person who acts as something of a troubleshooter and problem-solver for this process, usually at a fabrication plant. The process metallurgist works to help continually reduce the amount of metal material that fails to meet quality control standards. He or she also is constantly involved in examining all aspects of the plant and creates systems to try to add efficiency to the manufacturing processes.


Metallurgist - Process Tasks

  • Determine root causes of failures or rejections and improve processes to reduce them.
  • Document and review existing processes, customer claims, and claim resolutions.
  • Work across teams to support product metallurgy and improve consistency and processes.
  • Review test data and records, and monitor for problems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Metallurgist - Process

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

More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $67K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $77K. On average, Metallurgist - Processs make $82K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $89K.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.


15 %
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 2%