1. Skip to content

Materials Engineers


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 $45.59 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Good
Education & Training Bachelor's degree is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Engineering and Technology
Similar Careers
  1. Industrial Engineers
  2. Validation Engineers
  3. Materials Scientists
Find Jobs


Want to explore more careers?


O*NET in-it

This page includes information from the O*NET 24.2 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA.