Average Early-Career Materials Engineer with Product Development Skills Salary

$74,439
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$58k
MEDIAN
$74k
90%
$97k

The average salary for a Materials Engineer is $74,439

Base Salary
$58k - $97k
Bonus
$979 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $5k
Total Pay
$59k - $99k
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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
65.1%
Female
33.0%
Prefer to self-define
1.8%
This data is based on 109 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

90%

Dental

83%

Vision

73%

None

10%