Average Materials Scientist Salary

Average Materials Scientist Salary

$88,344
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$58k
MEDIAN
$88k
90%
$124k

The average salary for a Materials Scientist is $88,344

Base Salary
$58k - $124k
Bonus
$1k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $12k
Total Pay
$56k - $129k
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What Do Materials Scientists Do?

Materials Scientist Tasks
  • Analyze existing materials and applications to provide solutions and testing for optimization.
  • Write grants and proposals to obtain contracts for production.
  • Directly interact with clients to demonstrate and show products.
  • Develop new compositions or formulas and define specifications for each.
  • Follow protocols to produce, test, and package products.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
72.2%
Female
27.8%
This data is based on 227 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

93%

Dental

82%

Vision

74%

None

7%