The average salary for a Materials Engineer in United Kingdom is £31,717.
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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 Material Science, Microsoft Office and Product Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Composite Materials and Manufacturing Process Engineering.
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 £25,895 based on 8 salaries. An early career Materials Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,775 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Materials Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £34,818 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Materials Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £39,305 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £53,313.
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Employees with Materials Engineer in their job title in Derby, England: Derbyshire earn an average of 15.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bristol, England: Bristol (13.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (22.2% less) and London, England: London (0.8% less).
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