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Materials Engineer Salary Information in Rhode Island

The average annual and hourly salaries for materials engineers in the state of Rhode Island are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of materials engineers among Rhode Island 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,210
25th Percentile Wage
$67,810
50th Percentile Wage
$108,260
75th Percentile Wage
$122,470
90th Percentile Wage
$131,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials engineers in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $131,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $108,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,210.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.99
25th Percentile Wage
$32.60
50th Percentile Wage
$52.05
75th Percentile Wage
$58.88
90th Percentile Wage
$62.99

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for materials engineers in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.99. The median hourly salary is $52.05. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.99.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of materials engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016108,26017.89%20.61%
201588,8904.00%-
201485,3304.00%-
201381,920-4.92%-
201285,950--


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