The average salary for an entry level Materials Engineer is $61,420. An experienced Materials Engineer makes about $94,962 per year.
Materials engineers develop, process, and test materials used to create a range of products, from computer chips and aircraft wings to golf clubs and biomedical devices. They study the properties and structures of metals, ceramics, plastics, composites, nanomaterials, and other substances to create new materials that meet certain mechanical, electrical, and chemical requirements. Find more career information.
The position requires a minimum of 10 years directly related experience working in the private or public sector (or a combination of the two), on
Developing materials services projects and clients; • Managing technicians and junior engineers throughout Michigan; • Helping to enhance the
Inspect parts and gauge material. • Set up and maintain various machines. • Use various measuring instruments such as micrometers and verniers