Materials engineers are most often employed by the Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. industry. The average yearly wage for Materials engineers was $89,719 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Materials engineers by wage are Computer systems analysts, Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel, and Database administrators and architects.
Materials engineers are part of the Architecture & engineering occupations, along with Architects, except landscape and naval, Landscape architects, Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, Aerospace engineers, Chemical engineers, and 16 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Materials engineers are Hillsboro City PUMA, OR, Fremont City (East) PUMA, CA, and Sterling Heights City PUMA, MI. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Materials engineers are Hillsboro City PUMA, OR, Sterling Heights City PUMA, MI, and Forest Grove, Cornelius Cities, Bethany & Oak Hills PUMA, OR.