Materials Engineer Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of materials engineers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare materials engineer salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Materials Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,470
25th Percentile Wage
$64,530
50th Percentile Wage
$75,410
75th Percentile Wage
$92,780
90th Percentile Wage
$115,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials engineers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) materials engineers is $115,060. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid materials engineers is $44,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of materials engineers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
201375,410-5.09%-5.09%
201279,250--

Compare Materials Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of materials engineers in one industries in the construction sector are shown below. For detailed materials engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty Trade Contractors
$71,180

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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