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Metallurgist - Process Salary

Metallurgist - Processs in the United States take home an average $68K per year. Total cash compensation for Metallurgist - Processs runs from $54K to $96K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $12K and profit sharing that can reach almost $10K. Job satisfaction for Metallurgist - Processs is high. Men make up the vast majority of Metallurgist - Processs (83 percent) who took the survey. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part.

$52,485 - $91,344
MEDIAN: $68,224

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$52,485 - $91,344  
$0.00 - $11,899  
Profit Sharing
$958 - $10,090  
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).
$54,323 - $95,936  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 137

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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.

For Metallurgist - Processs, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $68K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $76K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Metallurgist - Processs make a median salary of $81K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $86K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Metallurgist - Process Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.


17 %
83 %

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: 94% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 5%