Senior Research Engineer, Materials Salary
A Senior Research Engineer, Materials earns an average salary of $98,001 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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|Bonus||$2,483 - $16,107|
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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 materials-related recommendations. Other tasks performed by senior materials research engineers include actively participating in engineering meetings, suggesting ways to improve the research process and materials selection, and participating in research training and mentoring sessions. They communicate with a variety of colleagues, including engineers, material professionals, vendors, and clients, on a regular basis. These engineers are also responsible for obtaining relevant materials data, applying it to process and procedure development, and completing necessary analysis; they must communicate their results effectively to technical and non-technical professionals in their organization.Read More...
At least a bachelor's degree in materials engineering or a related field, as well as relevant experience, is required for this position.
Senior materials research engineers must be able to a personal computer as one of their main tools and be proficient with research and statistics applications. In addition, they need to be proficient with office software, as well as familiar with prediction models, research intelligence programs, and information retrieval processes. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Research Engineer, Materials
Pay by Experience for a Senior Research Engineer, Materials has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Research Engineer, Materials with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Research Engineer, Materials with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Senior Research Engineer, Materials which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 28 salaries. A Senior Research Engineer, Materials with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 13 salaries.
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