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Materials engineer salary in United States

How much does a Materials Engineer make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $97,450
Low $65,897
High $144,113
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a materials engineer is $97,450 per year in the United States. 804 salaries reported, updated at September 19, 2023

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Top companies for Materials Engineers in United States

  1. Genentech
    1,044 reviews14 salaries reported
    $149,181per year
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Highest paying cities for Materials Engineers near United States

  1. Sunnyvale, CA
    $157,002 per year
    30 salaries reported
  2. Cupertino, CA
    $131,087 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Palo Alto, CA
    $116,419 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Chandler, AZ
    $116,281 per year
    76 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $111,210 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Athens, GA
    $105,156 per year
    58 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $104,857 per year
    14 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $96,469 per year
    98 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $85,931 per year
    11 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Materials Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 45 ratings

58% of Materials Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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