Materials engineers are most often employed by the Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. industry. The average yearly wage for Materials engineers was $88,609 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Materials engineers by wage are Audiologists, Computer programmers, and Construction managers.
Materials engineers are part of the Architecture & engineering occupations, along with Architects, except landscape and naval, Landscape architects, Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, Aerospace engineers, Chemical engineers, and 16 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Materials engineers are Hillsboro City PUMA, OR, Chandler City (South) PUMA, AZ, and Youngstown City, Boardman & Austintown PUMA, OH. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Materials engineers are Hillsboro City PUMA, OR, Chandler City (South) PUMA, AZ, and Livonia City & Redford Charter Township PUMA, MI.