How much does a Materials Engineer I make in the United States? The average Materials Engineer I salary in the United States is $70,690 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $64,069 and $75,766. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Materials Engineer I 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. Being a Materials Engineer I reviews blueprints and specifications to determine the appropriate materials needed to achieve successful completion of initiatives. May require a bachelor's degree in engineering. Additionally, Materials Engineer I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Materials Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2021 View full job description

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Skills associated with Materials Engineer I: Materials Engineering, Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) Software, Applied Physics, Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) ...More

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