Average Early-Career Materials Engineer with Material Science Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$84,627
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$66k
MEDIAN
$85k
90%
$115k

The average salary for a Materials Engineer is $84,627

Base Salary
$66k - $115k
Bonus
$3k - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $600
Total Pay
$65k - $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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Gender Breakdown

Male
82.4%
Female
17.6%
This data is based on 17 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

100%

Dental

100%

Vision

83%