Average Early-Career Materials Engineer with Material Science Skills Salary

$76,336
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$59k
MEDIAN
$76k
90%
$98k

The average salary for a Materials Engineer is $76,336

Base Salary
$59k - $98k
Bonus
$1k - $9k
Profit Sharing
$306 - $8k
Total Pay
$57k - $100k
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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
69.6%
Female
29.2%
Prefer to self-define
1.2%
This data is based on 260 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

90%

Dental

82%

Vision

72%

None

10%