The average salary for a Metallurgical Engineer in South Africa is R445,541.
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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. T…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Metallurgical Engineer
Skills in Manufacturing Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Problem Solving, Material Science and Process Improvement.
Pay by Experience Level for Metallurgical Engineer
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 R243,875 based on 9 salaries. An early career Metallurgical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R305,209 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Metallurgical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R599,060 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Metallurgical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R724,138 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R980,000.
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