Materials Engineer Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,740
25th Percentile Wage
$73,960
50th Percentile Wage
$93,760
75th Percentile Wage
$121,990
90th Percentile Wage
$152,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials engineers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $152,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,740.

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
$93,760
-0.29% 17.85%
2016
$94,030
0.68% -
2015
$93,390
1.65% -
2014
$91,850
10.62% -
2013
$82,100
6.19% -
2012
$77,020
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of materials engineers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of materials engineers in state of Texas ranges from $62,280 to $103,960. The highest paying area for materials engineers in Texas is Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $103,960. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $100,870). The lowest paying area is El Paso with a median annual salary of $62,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Worth-Arlington
$103,960
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$100,870
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$97,370
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$96,850
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$95,920
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$95,860
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$94,570
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$92,170
Brownsville-Harlingen
$81,900
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$70,790
El Paso
$62,280




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