Develop ways to create materials for certain products.
Materials Engineers evaluate materials and develop machinery to produce specialized materials. They develop new uses for materials. Sometimes they work with many materials, and sometimes they specialize in just one.
|Wages||$47.62 per hour on average|
|Outlook||The outlook is Fair|
|Education & Training||Bachelor's degree is needed for entry.|
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|Career Pathways||Engineering and Technology|
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