The average salary for a Materials Engineer in Canada is C$66,897.
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Job Description for Materials Engineer
Materials engineers are in charge of conducting materials analysis for their organization. They are responsible for completing objective materials performance and recommending changes and corrections. They provide technical support to other teams to order new materials that satisfy project requirements, as well as use their engineering background to develop new product and improve production and manufacturing process. Materials engineers work closely with other engineers to improve quality and e…Read more
Materials Engineer Tasks
- Investigate product failures and materials problems, testing for and identifying manufacturing issues.
- Supervise and conduct materials testing and technical processes for the organization.
- Document and strategize on how to reduce materials and process problems, including researching new materials.
- Consult on material choices, process recommendations, and interfacing with external laboratories.
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Popular Skills for Materials Engineer
Skills in Manufacturing Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Product Development, Composite Materials, Microsoft Office and Material Science.
Pay by Experience Level for Materials Engineer
An entry-level Materials Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$57,325 based on 16 salaries. An early career Materials Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$65,115 based on 63 salaries. A mid-career Materials Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$76,574 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Materials Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$87,951 based on 14 salaries.
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Employees with Materials Engineer in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 23.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Montréal, Québec (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (23.5% less), Edmonton, Alberta (2.8% less) and Toronto, Ontario (1.0% less).
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