The average salary for a Corrosion Engineer is $83,059.
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Job Description for Corrosion Engineer
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 ru…Read more
Corrosion Engineer Tasks
- 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.
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Popular Skills for Corrosion Engineer
Engineering Asset Management
Skills in Engineering Asset Management, Project Management and Material Science are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Analysis and Data Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Corrosion Engineer
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 $64,018 based on 17 salaries. An early career Corrosion Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,051 based on 58 salaries. A mid-career Corrosion Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,658 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Corrosion Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,578 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $108,600.
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Employees with Corrosion Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 19.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cleveland, Ohio (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (20.2% less).
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