Average Materials Engineer Salary

$77,485
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$60k
MEDIAN
$77k
90%
$111k

The average salary for a Materials Engineer is $77,485

Base Salary
$60k - $111k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$805 - $13k
Total Pay
$58k - $114k
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What Do Materials Engineers Do?

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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Job Satisfaction for Materials Engineer

3.9 out of 5
(160)
Highly Satisfied
15Reviews
Based on 160 responses, the job of Materials Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.9 out of 5. On average, Materials Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
69.0%
Female
30.3%
Prefer to self-define
0.7%
This data is based on 604 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

91%

Dental

83%

Vision

74%

None

9%