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Materials Engineer salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$90,597

Most common benefits

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401(k)
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The average salary for a materials engineer is $90,597 per year in the United States. 460 salaries reported, updated at May 25, 2022.

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Top companies for Materials Engineers in United States

  1. The Structures Company, LLC
    5.0star
    9 reviews29 salaries reported
    $171,206per year
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Highest paying cities for Materials Engineers in United States

  1. Dallas, TX
    $164,550 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Sunnyvale, CA
    $119,708 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Baton Rouge, LA
    $117,576 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Mesa, AZ
    $108,415 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Seattle, WA
    $101,994 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $96,966 per year
    9 salaries reported
  1. Detroit, MI
    $88,464 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Indianapolis, IN
    $87,475 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Groton, CT
    $83,935 per year
    9 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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

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