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Materials Engineer Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for materials engineers in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of materials engineers amongst Connecticut areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Materials Engineers in Connecticut

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$123,720
75th Percentile Wage
$112,350
50th Percentile Wage
$95,900
25th Percentile Wage
$78,010
10th Percentile Wage
$65,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials engineers in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $123,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $65,700.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$59.48
75th Percentile Wage
$54.02
50th Percentile Wage
$46.11
25th Percentile Wage
$37.50
10th Percentile Wage
$31.59

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for materials engineers in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $59.48. The median hourly salary is $46.11. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.59.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $95,900 7.96%
2013 $88,830 -1.12%
2012 $89,840 -1.16%
2011 $90,890 -5.33%
2010 $96,010 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for materials engineers in state of Connecticut from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -1.12%.We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.

Table 4. Average Materials Engineer Wage in Connecticut vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Materials Engineers
$95,900
Mechanical Engineers
$82,410
Nuclear Engineers
$109,160
Engineers, All Other
$94,050
Aerospace Engineers
$99,940
Biomedical Engineers
$93,280
Chemical Engineers
$92,070

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