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Materials Engineer Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for materials engineers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of materials engineers amongst Michigan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,300
25th Percentile Wage
$65,420
50th Percentile Wage
$80,520
75th Percentile Wage
$99,580
90th Percentile Wage
$122,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials engineers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,300.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of materials engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$80,520
7.30% 5.33%
2016
$74,640
0.36% -
2015
$74,370
-0.23% -
2014
$74,540
-2.80% -
2013
$76,630
0.52% -
2012
$76,230
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Materials Engineers in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of materials engineers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of materials engineers in state of Michigan ranges from $66,260 to $85,020. The highest paying area for materials engineers in Michigan is South Bend-Mishawaka with a median annual salary of $85,020. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Warren-Livonia (mean annual salary $84,800). The lowest paying area is Lansing-East Lansing with a median annual salary of $66,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Bend-Mishawaka
$85,020
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$84,800
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$83,530
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$83,070
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$81,360
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$74,390
Ann Arbor
$73,300
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$67,630
Lansing-East Lansing
$66,260




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