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Materials Engineer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$117,942 (USD)

Average Salary

$57/hr

Average Hourly

$4,069

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Materials Engineer is $117,942 a year and $57 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Materials Engineer is between $82,669 and $146,381. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Materials Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Extracts, develops, processes and tests materials used to create a variety of products.
  • Works with metals, ceramics, plastics, semi-conductors, and composites to create new materials that meet certain mechanical, electrical, chemical, and other requirements.
  • Typically requires an engineering degree in field of specialty.
  • Positions covered by this definition are characterized by the inclusion of work that requires an understanding of both theories and principles.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Materials Engineer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Materials Engineers

Job family population: 27,200

Estimated population of Materials Engineer jobs: 4,577

Rate of error: 3.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$136,727
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Materials Engineer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Metallurgical Engineer
Jul 16
Chicago, IL, USA
United Employment Group
S.) in Materials Engineering or Metallurgical Engineering with two or more year's related experience and/or training in a steel related industry. Forging industry experience preferred. Familiarity ...
Product Development Engineer
Jul 2
Kenosha, WI, USA
Employment Service Connection, Inc.
We are seeking a Product Development Engineer to become an integral part of our team! You will ... Familiarity with production processes and materials * Strong presentation skills * Deadline and ...
Recent Graduate Material Science/Chemical Engineering
Jun 25
North Chicago, IL, USA
The Fountain Group
MUST HAVE BS DEGREE IN MATERIAL SCIENCE OR CHEMICAL ENGINEERING AND CO-OP/INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE WITH TENSILE STRENGTH TESTING (PREFERABLY ON POWDERS), COMPRESSION AND HARNESS TESTING. Experience with ...
Product Engineer
Jul 11
Chicago, IL, USA
Reliance Recruiting, LLC
PRODUCT ENGINEER SUMMARY : This is a key position with a manufacturer of durable products located ... materials, tooling, and equipment. ● Lead CapEx projects, including equipment sourcing and ...
Mechanical Engineer (Sales Support Engineer)
Jul 11
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Fast Radius, Inc.
... material selection / manufacturing method for all conventional manufacturing projects (CNC ... engineering services such as CAD modeling, reverse engineering, and customer engagement ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Materials Engineer is $117,942 a year and $57 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Materials Engineer is between $82,669 and $146,381. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Materials Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Materials Engineer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Metallurgical Engineer
Jul 16
Chicago, IL, USA
United Employment Group
S.) in Materials Engineering or Metallurgical Engineering with two or more year's related experience and/or training in a steel related industry. Forging industry experience preferred. Familiarity ...
Product Development Engineer
Jul 2
Kenosha, WI, USA
Employment Service Connection, Inc.
We are seeking a Product Development Engineer to become an integral part of our team! You will ... Familiarity with production processes and materials * Strong presentation skills * Deadline and ...
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