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Materials Engineer Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for materials engineers in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of materials engineers among Missouri cities 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 Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,930
25th Percentile Wage
$66,520
50th Percentile Wage
$86,580
75th Percentile Wage
$123,980
90th Percentile Wage
$152,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials engineers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $152,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,930.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2017
$86,580
-2.63% -10.22%
2016
$88,860
2.50% -
2015
$86,640
-11.43% -
2014
$96,540
1.15% -
2013
$95,430
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of materials engineers in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of materials engineers in state of Missouri ranges from $61,440 to $96,840. The highest paying area for materials engineers in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $96,840. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers (mean annual salary $83,300). The lowest paying area is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $61,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$96,840
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$83,300
Kansas City
$77,840
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$68,890
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$61,440




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