What am I worth?
What your skills are worth in the market is constantly changing.
Get your pay report
How should I pay?
When you get pay right, you attract and retain the best talent.
Price a job

Average Metallurgical Engineer Salary

$76,979
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,827
Bonus
$4,539
Profit Sharing
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for a Metallurgical Engineer is $76,979.
10%
$62k
MEDIAN
$77k
90%
$108k
Is Metallurgical Engineer your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
Salary
$62k - $108k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$503 - $10k
Total Pay
$62k - $113k
Find your market worth – how it works:
Tell us about your job and pay factors like skills and educationTell us about your job and pay factors like skills and education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to youFind your market worth with a report tailored to you
Negotiate your pay with confidenceNegotiate your pay with confidence

What Do Metallurgical Engineers Do?

Metallurgical Engineer Tasks
  • Inspect current processes and provide problem solving and technical support.
  • Confer with customers to determine needs and specifications and explain design considerations.
  • Develop and implement safety and quality projects.

Job Satisfaction for Metallurgical Engineer

3.7 out of 5
(54)
Highly Satisfied
4Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Metallurgical Engineer are from the companies Aluminum Company Of America (ALCOA), Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc and ArcelorMittal. Reported salaries are highest at The Boeing Company where the average pay is $102,292. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Aluminum Company Of America (ALCOA) and Arconic, earning around $83,075 and $81,535, respectively. AK Steel Corporation pays the lowest at around $69,964. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc and ArcelorMittal also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $70,152 and $77,279, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Metallurgical Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Metallurgical Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Metallurgical Engineer Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

What Are Popular Skills for Metallurgical Engineers?

Skills in Material Science, Problem Solving, Process Improvement and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Metallurgical Engineers?

An entry-level Metallurgical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,556 based on 45 salaries. An early career Metallurgical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,098 based on 117 salaries. A mid-career Metallurgical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,573 based on 84 salaries. An experienced Metallurgical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,488 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,935.
Employees with Metallurgical Engineer in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 16.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Salt Lake City, Utah (12.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (17.0% less), Columbus, Ohio (6.0% less) and Orlando, Florida (2.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 332 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.6%
Early Career
35.2%
Mid Career
25.3%
Experienced
10.5%
Late Career
15.4%