$74,614
Avg. Salary
$35.59
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,790

Bonus

$3,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Metallurgical Engineer is $35.59 per hour.

The average pay for a Metallurgical Engineer is $74,614 per year.

$18.11
10%
$35.59
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$98.33
90%
MEDIAN $35.59
$57k
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$75k
50%
$104k
90%
MEDIAN $74,614
$57,482 - $104,345
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MEDIAN: $74,614
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$18.11 - $98.33
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$0$112K
Salary $57,482 - $104,345
Bonus $247 - $10,400
Profit Sharing $964 - $14,950
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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$58,029 - $112,443
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 368
Hourly Data $0$98
Hourly Rate $18.11 - $98.33
Overtime $32.64
Annual Data $0$112K
Bonus $247 - $10,400
Profit Sharing $964 - $14,950
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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$58,029 - $112,443
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

Job Description for Metallurgical Engineer

Metallurgical engineering covers a wide area of responsibility; for example, those working in this field may be designing metal parts, studying the properties of metals, or solving problems in manufacturing. Extractive metallurgy deals with the separation of metals from ores, which involves multiple steps to successfully extract ores. Physical metallurgy involves studying the structure and physical properties of metals; this can involve creating an alloy such as steel from its component parts. The type of metal that metallurgical engineers work with vary. Additionally, employers in this field range from government agencies to colleges to companies manufacturing machinery or other products using metal.

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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.

Metallurgical Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Metallurgical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Metallurgical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Metallurgical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 109 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Metallurgical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Metallurgical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 35 salaries. A Metallurgical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 30 salaries.

Metallurgical Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Metallurgical Engineer?

Metallurgical Engineer in Spokane Valley:
"Nice area with enough opportunities."
Pros: Mountains, lakes, various potential employers.
Cons: Icy roads.

Metallurgical Engineer in Seattle:
"Be Prepared to Learn!"
Most of the stuff I was taught in school was very theoretical. Any equations you have can be burned in a bonfire pretty much directly out of school. Most of what I need to know on a day-to-day basis was OJT!

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Key Stats for Metallurgical Engineer

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Metallurgical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$78,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Metallurgical Engineer Salaries

National Average
$78,000


Data Analysis
▼3%

Metallurgy
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 4%