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Materials Engineer Salary Information in West Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,570
25th Percentile Wage
$58,320
50th Percentile Wage
$82,940
75th Percentile Wage
$108,440
90th Percentile Wage
$143,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials engineers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $143,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,570.

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
$82,940
-9.14% 0.31%
2016
$90,520
12.63% -
2015
$79,090
-4.92% -
2014
$82,980
0.93% -
2013
$82,210
-0.57% -
2012
$82,680
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Materials Engineers in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of materials engineers in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of materials engineers in state of West Virginia ranges from $70,640 to $115,850. The highest paying area for materials engineers in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $115,850. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $97,850). The lowest paying area is Huntington-Ashland with a median annual salary of $70,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$115,850
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$97,850
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$75,650
Charleston
$75,390
Huntington-Ashland
$70,640




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