Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Materials Engineers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Materials Engineers jobs , as of 2016

Metro Area Total Employment Annual Mean Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 1,110 $123,370
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 990 $106,180
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale 860 $95,820
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn 750 $81,500
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 750 $97,300
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land 660 $105,800
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 580 $120,480
Pittsburgh 420 $82,800
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood 420 $105,990
San Diego-Carlsbad 320 $100,570
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Career Stories (Job Profiles) for Materials Engineers

To find out more about building a career as Materials Engineers, we spoke with professionals in the field across a variety of specialties. Learn about their experiences on the job, the steps they took to complete their education, and what it takes to excel in this industry. Click the link to see a story.

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Source : 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Most Popular Industries for
Materials Engineers

These industries represent at least 1% of the total number of people employed in this occupation.

Industry Total Employment Percent Annual Median Salary
Electronics And Computer 4,630 19% $81,690
Professional And Technical Services 3,950 16% $84,420
Automotive And Vehicle Manufacturing 3,820 16% $87,530
Metals 2,060 8% $70,960
Government 1,610 6% $96,130
Machinery 1,250 5% $82,070
Metal Products 880 3% $76,820
Durable Goods Wholesale 760 3% $83,200
Business Management 660 2% $82,340
Mineral Products 550 2% $74,060
Education 420 1% $72,730
Chemicals 400 1% $82,430
Online Wholesale 380 1% $93,570
Plastics And Rubber 360 1% $70,530
Miscellaneous Manufacturing 280 1% $76,160
Utilities 270 1% $67,970
Electrical Appliance 260 1% $75,980
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