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Metallographer Salary
in San Diego, California

$116,601 (USD)

Average Salary

$56/hr

Average Hourly

$4,069

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Metallographer is $116,601 a year and $56 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Metallographer is between $81,848 and $144,718. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Metallographer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Plans and evaluates conducted microscopic, macroscopic, and other tests and investigations of metals and alloys for purposes as metallurgical control over products or use in developing new or improved grades and types of metals, alloys, or production methods.
  • Directs laboratory personnel in preparing of samples, such as polishing or etching, and selects area of sample where microscopic or macroscopic examination is to be made.
  • Studies photomicrographs and performs microscopic examinations on samples to determine metal characteristics, such as crystal structure, porosity, and homogeneity.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Metallographer Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Materials Engineers

Job family population: 27,200

Estimated population of Metallographer jobs: 4,706

Rate of error: 3.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$135,173
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Metallographer Job Listings for San Diego, California

Welding Engineer/Materials Engineer
Jul 8
San Diego, CA, USA
NAVAIR
Support will involve the visual, non-destructive, and metallurgical inspection of weld plates. Locally, the welding engineer employee is responsible for supporting engineers across the Navy ...
VMC Machinists - Multiple Shifts
Jul 1
San Diego, CA, USA
PrideStaff
Set up and operate VMC lathe for the cutting of metallic materials * Tool life management * Interpret blueprints, sketches/shop drawings, and engineering specifications; determine sequence of ...
CNC Machinists - Multiple Shifts
Jul 1
San Diego, CA, USA
PrideStaff
Set up and operate CNC lathe for the cutting of metallic materials * Tool life management * Interpret blueprints, sketches/shop drawings, and engineering specifications; determine sequence of ...
Manufacturing Technician- Aerostructures (1st Shift 6:30 am- 3:00 pm)
Apr 24
Valley Center, CA, USA
SURVIVAL SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL, INC
... metallic and composite materials to form aerostructures. 4. Mix, blend, and apply plastic material in the forming of aerostructures. 5. Interpret engineering drawings and/or models to produce tooling ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Metallographer is $116,601 a year and $56 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Metallographer is between $81,848 and $144,718. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Metallographer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Metallographer Job Listings for San Diego, California

Welding Engineer/Materials Engineer
Jul 8
San Diego, CA, USA
NAVAIR
Support will involve the visual, non-destructive, and metallurgical inspection of weld plates. Locally, the welding engineer employee is responsible for supporting engineers across the Navy ...
VMC Machinists - Multiple Shifts
Jul 1
San Diego, CA, USA
PrideStaff
Set up and operate VMC lathe for the cutting of metallic materials * Tool life management * Interpret blueprints, sketches/shop drawings, and engineering specifications; determine sequence of ...
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