Average Materials Engineer Salary in Palo Alto, California

$100,692
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
25%
$89k
MEDIAN
$101k
75%
$109k

The average salary for a Materials Engineer is $100,692

Base Salary
$89k - $109k
Bonus
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$90k - $120k
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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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FAQs About Materials Engineers

What is the highest pay for Materials Engineers in Palo Alto?

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How can Materials Engineers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Materials Engineer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Materials Engineer that oversees more junior Materials Engineers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.