$80,734
Avg. Salary
$22.42
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,096

Bonus

$4,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Materials Scientist with Material Science skills is $22.42 per hour.

The average pay for a Materials Scientist with Material Science skills is $80,734 per year.

$12.26
10%
$22.42
50%
$45.30
90%
MEDIAN $22.42
$52k
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$81k
50%
$105k
90%
MEDIAN $80,734
$51,852 - $105,141
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$81K
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MEDIAN: $80,734
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$12.26 - $45.30
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$0$110K
Salary $51,852 - $105,141
Bonus $0.00 - $14,822
Profit Sharing $507 - $14,795
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,200 - $110,663
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 166
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $12.26 - $45.30
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$110K
Bonus $0.00 - $14,822
Profit Sharing $507 - $14,795
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,200 - $110,663
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Materials Scientist

A variety of products - from electronic devices to appliances to prescription drugs to breakfast cereals - are constructed using hundreds or thousands of distinct elements (which themselves may be comprised of several different kinds of materials). The materials scientist examines the chemical properties of natural and man-made materials and finds ways to apply these materials to meet the needs of their company. Materials scientists work to constantly improve the materials and properties of products, using their knowledge of materials on the chemical and structural level to improve products and/or create new ones.

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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.

Materials Scientist Job Listings

Key Stats for Materials Scientist

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 7%