Average Entry-Level Materials Engineer Salary

$67,151
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$54k
MEDIAN
$67k
90%
$85k

The average salary for a Materials Engineer is $67,151

Base Salary
$54k - $85k
Bonus
$1k - $7k
Profit Sharing
$961 - $7k
Total Pay
$51k - $86k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
62.8%
Female
37.2%
This data is based on 196 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

88%

Dental

79%

Vision

67%

None

10%