The average salary for a Senior Research Engineer, Materials is $100,022.
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Job Description for Senior Research Engineer, Materials
Senior materials research engineers are responsible for researching engineer materials and conducting materials assessments on behalf of their company. These individuals are in charge of facilitating materials knowledge for future engineering decisions. Some of their main responsibilities include helping with data collection, inputting information into company databases, handling materials planning, and overseeing data analysis efforts. They also review material studies and follow up with the ma…Read more
Senior Research Engineer, Materials Tasks
- Develop, test, and implement processes for product manufacture and production.
- Act as technical expert and understand processing goals and procedures.
- Coordinate operations and procedures, including documenting overall progress and data analysis.
- Oversee teams to produce and analyze production of products and results of work.
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Popular Skills for Senior Research Engineer, Materials
Skills in Material Science and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Research Analysis and Product Development.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Research Engineer, Materials
An entry-level Senior Research Engineer, Materials with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $89,819 based on 14 salaries. An early career Senior Research Engineer, Materials with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,476 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Senior Research Engineer, Materials with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,670 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Senior Research Engineer, Materials with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,806 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $117,134.
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Employees with Senior Research Engineer, Materials in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 15.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (7.4% more) and Columbus, Ohio (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (6.9% less).
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