Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Corrosion Engineer is $87,192
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Corrosion Engineers?
An entry-level Corrosion Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,392 based on 15 salaries. An early career Corrosion Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,051 based on 28 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Corrosion Engineers Do?
Corrosion engineers are most frequently found working in the energy industry, often with hydroelectric plants that rely on underwater turbines. They are also employed by oil companies who do offshore platform drilling in corrosive saltwater conditions. They can even be found working in mining and waste management professions. Whatever the industry, a corrosion engineer typically works to collect data via reports, inspections, and measurements to determine the speed and spread of corrosion and …Read more
- Identify corrosion mechanisms and calculate corrosion rates in operating machinery, piping, equipment, etc.
- Consult others on welding and repair.
- Provide guidance to resolve design, operation, and maintenance issues.
- Inspect equipment to ensure safety, efficiency, integrity, and compliance with applicable laws.
- Help contractors, consultants and vendors design and implement programs with specific corrosion control objectives.