MATERIALS SCIENTIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$87,000
$54,000
Min 10%
$87,000
Median 50%
$137,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
The Dow Chemical Company
Highest Paying City
Saint Paul, MN
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.8 years
How much does a materials scientist make?
The national average salary for a Materials Scientist in the U.S. is $87,131 annually or $41.89 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $138,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $54,000. Professional companies and Internet companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Alaska, Maine, Vermont, North Dakota, and New Hampshire are some of the states with the best Materials Scientist salaries in the US. The typical employment for a Materials Scientist is 3.8 years.
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$83,906
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$66,659

Average Materials Scientist Salary By Company

There is good job security in Materials Scientist positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Professional companies and Internet companies have the most job opportunities for Materials Scientists. Materials Scientists at The Dow Chemical Company and Wright State University report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited and Intermolecular pay their Materials Scientists very well.

Average Materials Scientist Salary By Location

Across America, Materials Scientists make on average $87,131 annually or $41.89 hourly. Working in Saint Paul, MN as a Materials Scientist will pay you the highest wages at around $110,117 per year. The average entry-level salary in Saint Paul, MN is $70,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Materials Scientist salaries are Alaska, Maine, Vermont, North Dakota, and New Hampshire. Oregon, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, and Florida are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Saint Paul, MN
$110,117
2
Woburn, MA
$107,866
3
Menlo Park, CA
$107,392
4
Littleton, CO
$102,895
5
Carrollton, TX
$99,944

RECENTLY ADDED Materials Scientist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/08/2019
$98,900
09/26/2019
$98,900
08/02/2019
$98,900
Materials Scientist
03/25/2019
$81,600
E Ink Corporation
Engineer/Materials Scientist-Prototype and Testing
03/22/2019
$83,000
Materials Scientist
03/22/2019
$100,000
Volt Management Corp
Associate Materials Scientist
03/21/2019
$69,956
West Virginia University Research Corporation
Materials Scientist
03/20/2019
$40,800
Nanova Biomaterials, Inc.
Materials Scientist
03/20/2019
$78,000
J-Tech Digital Inc.
Materials Scientist
03/19/2019
$88,238
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