How much does a Metallurgist make?

Updated Dec 29, 2021

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Experience

$81,907 /yr
Average Base Pay

189 salaries

$61K

Low

$82K

Average

$110K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Metallurgist make? The national average salary for a Metallurgist is $81,907 in United States. Filter by location to see Metallurgist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 189 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Metallurgist employees.

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$51,867

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$90,707

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Foundry Worker in United States of America

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$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Foundry Worker with less than one year of experience

$17

/hrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Foundry Worker with 1 to 3 years of experience

$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Foundry Worker with 4 to 6 years of experience

$105,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$10,000/yr

13 days ago by a Metallurgist with 7 to 9 years of experience

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$94,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

14 days ago by a Metallurgical Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$10

/hrAvg Base Salary

17 days ago by a Welding Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

22 days ago by a Plumbing and Heating Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

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Freeport-McMoRan
4

Freeport-McMoRan

Metallurgist

$85,925

 /yr
Range: $77K - $99K

$77K

$99K

$77,237 - $98,948 Range

Nucor
3.9

Nucor

Metallurgist

$92,133

 /yr
Range: $69K - $135K

$69K

$135K

$69,129 - $135,340 Range

Carpenter Technology
2.7

Carpenter Technology

Metallurgist

$78,666

 /yr
Range: $69K - $103K

$69K

$103K

$69,406 - $103,000 Range

Alcoa
3.9

Alcoa

Metallurgist

$88,781

 /yr
Range: $75K - $107K

$75K

$107K

$75,068 - $107,455 Range

Element Materials Technology
3.5

Element Materials Technology

Metallurgist - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $23 - $40

$23

$40

$23 - $40 Range

Barrick Goldstrike
3.5

Barrick Goldstrike

Metallurgist

$86,040

 /yr
Range: $82K - $88K

$82K

$88K

$81,620 - $87,889 Range

American Axle & Manufacturing
3.6

American Axle & Manufacturing

Metallurgist

$80,418

 /yr
Range: $66K - $100K

$66K

$100K

$65,775 - $100,231 Range

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Nucor
3.9

Nucor

Metallurgist - Hourly Intern

$24

 /hr
Range: $23 - $26

$23

$26

$23 - $26 Range

Kaiser Aluminum
3.9

Kaiser Aluminum

Metallurgist

$73,562

 /yr
Range: $44K - $89K

$44K

$89K

$44,441 - $89,226 Range

Dickson Testing Company
3.1

Dickson Testing Company

Metallurgist

$91,335

 /yr
Range: $64K - $107K

$64K

$107K

$63,834 - $107,435 Range

Freeport-McMoRan
4

Freeport-McMoRan

Metallurgist - Hourly Intern

$28

 /hr
Range: $25 - $30

$25

$30

$25 - $30 Range

Federal-Mogul
3.6

Federal-Mogul

Metallurgist

$91,391

 /yr
Range: $88K - $97K

$88K

$97K

$88,452 - $96,512 Range

Amsted Rail
3.7

Amsted Rail

Metallurgist

$70,562

 /yr
Range: $62K - $79K

$62K

$79K

$62,030 - $78,629 Range

SSAB
4

SSAB

Metallurgist

$77,345

 /yr
Range: $71K - $80K

$71K

$80K

$70,586 - $80,149 Range

Pacific Steel Casting Company
2.9

Pacific Steel Casting Company

Metallurgist

$93,019

 /yr
Range: $91K - $131K

$91K

$131K

$90,905 - $131,218 Range

General Motors (GM)
4

General Motors (GM)

Metallurgist

$89,998

 /yr
Range: $78K - $91K

$78K

$91K

$78,092 - $91,012 Range

Arconic
3.3

Arconic

Metallurgist

$79,819

 /yr
Range: $75K - $81K

$75K

$81K

$75,374 - $81,135 Range

Worthington Industries
3.7

Worthington Industries

Metallurgist

$71,818

 /yr
Range: $72K - $75K

$72K

$75K

$71,793 - $74,868 Range

Howmet Aerospace
3.1

Howmet Aerospace

Metallurgist

$76,189

 /yr
Range: $47K - $84K

$47K

$84K

$47,043 - $83,885 Range

Waupaca Foundry
3.3

Waupaca Foundry

Metallurgist

$64,456

 /yr
Range: $63K - $66K

$63K

$66K

$62,792 - $66,449 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Metallurgist salaries

The national average salary for a Metallurgist is $81,907 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Metallurgist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 189 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Metallurgist employees.

The highest salary for a Metallurgist in United States is $109,853 per year.

The lowest salary for a Metallurgist in United States is $61,071 per year.

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