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Metallurgist - Process Salary

Metallurgist - Processs in the United States can expect to earn an average of $68K per year. Total incomes of Metallurgist - Processs incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $12K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $53K and $96K. Male Metallurgist - Processs far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Metallurgist - Processs. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage.

$52,142 - $90,287
MEDIAN: $67,712

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$52,142 - $90,287  
$0.00 - $12,122  
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).
$53,402 - $96,386  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 132

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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. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $67K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $73K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $81K in this role. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $87K.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 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: 93% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 7%