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Metallurgist - Process Salary

Average Metallurgist - Processs in the United States make around $68K per year. Cash earnings for Metallurgist - Processs — including $12K in bonuses and $10K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $54K to $96K depending on individual performance. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 82 percent of Metallurgist - Processs are male. Job satisfaction for Metallurgist - Processs is high. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,204 - $90,219
(Median)
$52K
$68K
$90K
MEDIAN: $67,831
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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.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$52,204 - $90,219  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,940  
Profit Sharing
$800 - $10,113  
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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$54,069 - $95,695  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133

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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.

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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, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $67K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $75K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $81K in this role. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $86K.

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Experience Affects Metallurgist - Process Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$71,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 5%
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