Materials Engineer Salary in the US

$78,360
per year
per month
$6,530
per month
per year
Bonus
$4,300/year
Bonus
$360/month

Materials Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Materials Engineer is $78,360 per year ($6,530 per month), which is $24,870 (+46%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A Materials Engineer can expect an average starting salary of $61,375. The highest salaries can exceed $125,580.
$61,375
Low
$78,360
Average salary
$125,580
High
$5,110
Low
$6,530
Average salary
$10,470
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$68,800
$137,680
Salary$61,375 - 125,580
Bonus$0 - 12,100
Total Pay$61,375 - 137,680
$0
$5,740
$11,480
Salary$5,110 - 10,470
Bonus$0 - 1,010
Total Pay$5,110 - 11,480

Materials Engineer Salary Range

Low
$61,375
Average salary
$78,360
Experienced
$92,630
High
$125,580
Low
$5,110
Average salary
$6,530
Experienced
$7,720
High
$10,470
Among Materials Engineers in the US, Entry Level Materials Engineer tend to have the lowest salaries, while Senior Materials Engineers and Materials Engineers working at companies like Apple and Intel enjoy the highest salaries.

Materials Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Apple Materials Engineer$111K/year
+41% 
Intel Materials Engineer$105K/year
+34% 
Senior Materials Engineer$97K/year
+24% 
Entry Level Materials Engineer$67K/year
 -15%

Materials Engineer - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Materials Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $66,300 per year. A mid career Materials Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $74,220, while an experienced Materials Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $97,430. Materials Engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn $124,620 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Materials Engineer

Late Career▲ +59%
Experienced▲ +24%
Average Salary$78,360/year
Mid Career▼ -5%
Entry Level▼ -15%

Gender Breakdown

Female
22%
Male
78%

Materials Engineer - Jobs by Location

Materials Engineer - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Materials Engineer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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