Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Materials Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$98,472 / yrTotal Pay
$83,447 / yrBase Pay
$15,025 / yrAdditional Pay

$98,472

 / yr
$62K$158K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Materials Engineer is $98,472 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $83,447 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $15,025 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For Materials Engineer

Some related job titles are Material Science Salaries with median pay of $110,835, Material Science Engineer Salaries with median pay of $85,749, Metallurgist Salaries with median pay of $125,417, Corrosion Engineer Salaries with median pay of $94,638.

Top Paying Companies

For a Materials Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Materials Engineer in United States. Employers include Apple, Intel Corporation and Chevron.

1
Apple
Apple
$189,513/yr
4
SpaceX
$149,582/yr
6
Siliconware USA
$143,371/yr
8
Tesla
$124,974/yr
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Materials EngineerSee 287 salaries from all locations

$189,513

 / yr

$105,680

 / yr

$110,620

 / yr

$147,550

 / yr

$105,037

 / yr

$103,472

 / yr

$165,716

 / yr

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$95,457

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$112,305

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$85,821

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Materials Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$92,500

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Materials Analyst

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Material Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$150,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Materials Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$99,000

/yr

$94K | $5K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Materials Engineer

United States of America

 | <1 year

$75,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Plastic Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$105,000

/yr

$100K | $5K

Submitted3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
Material Science Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$84,000

/yr

$78K | $6K

Submitted3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
Materials Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$12,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
Materials Analyst

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$85,000

/yr

Submitted4 days ago

1-3 years
4 days ago

Materials Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Materials Engineer is $83,447 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Materials Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1703 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Materials Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Materials Engineer in United States is $130,481 per year.

The lowest salary for a Materials Engineer in United States is $53,368 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Materials Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Materials Engineer.