Salary for
Materials Engineer III in the United States

How much does a Materials Engineer III earn in the United States? The average Materials Engineer III salary in the United States is $92,250 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $82,176 and $103,575. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Plans for the most cost-effective utilization of materials. Applies knowledge of material science to recommend engineering and manufacturing changes to attain design objectives in the most economical manner possible. Reviews blueprints and specifications to determine the appropriate materials needed to achieve successful completion of initiatives. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. May report to an executive or a manager. Typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature.

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84990
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96181
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    Materials Engineer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Materials Engineer III

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Materials Engineer IV

    7 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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