Metallurgist - Process Salary

Metallurgist - Processs in the United States can expect wages of $68K per year on average. Cash earnings for Metallurgist - Processs — which occasionally include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing — stretch from around $56K to approximately $99K. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 84 percent of Metallurgist - Processs are male. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. For the most part, Metallurgist - Processs enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,244 - $95,791
MEDIAN: $68,439

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$55,244 - $95,791  
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Profit Sharing
$550 - $10,000  
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$56,373 - $98,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | 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.

Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Metallurgist - Processs — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. 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. For Metallurgist - Processs, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $81K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Metallurgist - Process with more than 20 years of experience can earn $88K on average.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.


16 %
84 %

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%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 3%