How much does a Materials Engineer make?

Updated Oct 21, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$96,820 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,182 salaries

$66K

Low

$97K

Average

$143K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Materials Engineer is $96,820 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Materials Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1182 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Materials Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Materials Engineer$96,820 /yr
L3
Senior Materials Engineer$114,742 /yr
Career Path

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$88,450

per year

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$86,726

per year

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$81,907

per year

Corrosion Engineer

$82,496

per year

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Apple
4.3

Apple

Materials Engineer

$128,409

 /yr
Range: $54K - $163K
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$54K

$163K

$54,238 - $163,035 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.2

Lockheed Martin

Materials Engineer

$90,914

 /yr
Range: $70K - $188K

$70K

$188K

$70,137 - $188,091 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Materials Engineer

$96,561

 /yr
Range: $73K - $207K

$73K

$207K

$72,742 - $207,414 Range

ExxonMobil
3.1

ExxonMobil

Materials Engineer

$135,907

 /yr
Range: $102K - $203K

$102K

$203K

$101,834 - $202,784 Range

Mears Group
3.3

Mears Group

Materials Engineer

$79,975

 /yr
Range: $80K - $80K

$80K

$80K

$79,975 - $79,975 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Materials Engineer

$117,280

 /yr
Range: $85K - $174K

$85K

$174K

$85,012 - $174,392 Range

Kimberly-Clark
4.1

Kimberly-Clark

Materials Engineer

$81,336

 /yr
Range: $76K - $95K

$76K

$95K

$75,863 - $94,576 Range

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Chevron
4.1

Chevron

Materials Engineer

$112,036

 /yr
Range: $89K - $169K

$89K

$169K

$89,323 - $168,581 Range

GE Aviation
3.6

GE Aviation

Materials Engineer

$99,850

 /yr
Range: $85K - $122K

$85K

$122K

$85,492 - $121,767 Range

Medtronic
4.1

Medtronic

Materials Engineer

$84,407

 /yr
Range: $76K - $89K

$76K

$89K

$75,800 - $88,593 Range

GE
4

GE

Materials Engineer

$89,385

 /yr
Range: $76K - $119K

$76K

$119K

$75,894 - $118,626 Range

L J Gonzer Associates
3.6

L J Gonzer Associates

Materials Engineer

$75,382

 /yr
Range: $71K - $110K

$71K

$110K

$71,044 - $109,871 Range

Ford Motor Company
4.1

Ford Motor Company

Materials Engineer

$87,063

 /yr
Range: $78K - $123K

$78K

$123K

$78,294 - $123,214 Range

US Navy
3.8

US Navy

Materials Engineer

$85,629

 /yr
Range: $66K - $101K

$66K

$101K

$66,044 - $101,141 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Materials Engineer

$100,310

 /yr
Range: $89K - $121K

$89K

$121K

$89,323 - $121,223 Range

Collins Aerospace
3.8

Collins Aerospace

Materials Engineer

$81,869

 /yr
Range: $61K - $103K

$61K

$103K

$60,900 - $102,742 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Materials Engineer

$85,035

 /yr
Range: $58K - $94K

$58K

$94K

$58,046 - $93,624 Range

Schlumberger
3.8

Schlumberger

Materials Engineer

$100,814

 /yr
Range: $82K - $113K

$82K

$113K

$82,239 - $112,516 Range

3M
3.9

3M

Materials Engineer

$107,411

 /yr
Range: $78K - $116K

$78K

$116K

$78,114 - $116,167 Range

Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

Materials Engineer

$113,828

 /yr
Range: $95K - $146K

$95K

$146K

$95,498 - $146,403 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Materials Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Materials Engineer is $96,820 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Materials Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1182 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Materials Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Materials Engineer in United States is $142,595 per year.

The lowest salary for a Materials Engineer in United States is $65,740 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.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent materials engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$9,800
monthly
A Metallurgical and Materials Science Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $9,800 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Materials Engineer in the New Haven, CT Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New Haven, CT Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Material Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$80,000
per year
A Materials Engineer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$70,000
per year
A Material Analyst in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$19
hourly
An Advanced Material Support in the Muscatine, IA Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Muscatine, IA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$80,000
per year
A Material Analyst in the Bloomington, IL Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
Bloomington, IL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$19
hourly
An Advanced Material Support in the Muscatine, IA Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Muscatine, IA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$26
hourly
A Composite Bonder in the Tulsa, OK Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Tulsa, OK Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
A Materials Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University