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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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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