Average Materials Engineer with Material Science Skills Salary

$79,587
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$60k
MEDIAN
$80k
90%
$111k

The average salary for a Materials Engineer is $79,587

Base Salary
$60k - $111k
Bonus
$1k - $11k
Profit Sharing
$497 - $8k
Total Pay
$59k - $113k
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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
68.3%
Female
31.0%
Prefer to self-define
0.7%
This data is based on 420 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

91%

Dental

84%

Vision

76%

None

9%