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Materials Engineer Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of materials engineers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare materials engineer salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Materials Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,910
25th Percentile Wage
$74,780
50th Percentile Wage
$98,540
75th Percentile Wage
$124,920
90th Percentile Wage
$151,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials engineers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. 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 $151,500. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $98,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid materials engineers is $55,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of materials engineers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$98,540
8.78% 13.27%
2016
$89,890
6.03% -
2015
$84,470
-2.19% -
2014
$86,320
-4.89% -
2013
$90,540
5.61% -
2012
$85,460
- -

Compare Materials Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of materials engineers in five industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for materials engineer occupations is the waste management and remediation services industry with an annual salary $103,520. The lowest paying industry is the employment services industry (annual salary $97,160). For detailed materials engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$103,520
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$102,590
Temporary Help Services
$97,610
Administrative and Support Services
$97,160
Employment Services
$97,160

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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