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Physical Metallurgist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$106,504 (USD)

Average Salary

$51/hr

Average Hourly

$3,674

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Physical Metallurgist is $106,504 a year and $51 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Physical Metallurgist is between $74,869 and $132,185. 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:
  • Plans, experiments with, and evaluates physical characteristics, properties, and processing of metals to develop new alloys, applications, and methods of commercially fabricating products from metals.
  • Studies microscopic, x-ray, x-ray diffraction, and spectroscopic analyses of metals and alloys to determine their physical characteristics, such as crystal structure, dispersion of alloy particles through basic metal, and presence of impurities, fractures, and other defects in metal samples.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Physical Metallurgist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Materials Engineers

Job family population: 27,200

Estimated population of Physical Metallurgist jobs: 3,110

Rate of error: 3.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$123,467
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Physical Metallurgist Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

QA QC Inspector
Jun 24
Itasca, IL, USA
Experis- Engineering
Candidates having metallurgical inspection (micro hardness) experience will be preferred. ... Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to ...
Machine Mechanics - 2nd & 3rd Shifts
May 16
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
FPM HEAT TREATING
Building utility systems, electrical controls, heating ventilating, physical structure and grounds ... All locations are ISO 9001-2015 Certified and maintain full metallurgical laboratories to assist ...
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