Click here to go to the Career Bridge home page
Job Details

Materials Engineers

Evaluate materials and develop machinery and processes to manufacture materials for use in products that must meet specialized design and performance specifications. Develop new uses for known materials. Includes those engineers working with composite materials or specializing in one type of material, such as graphite, metal and metal alloys, ceramics and glass, plastics and polymers, and naturally occurring materials. Includes metallurgists and metallurgical engineers, ceramic engineers, and welding engineers. 

Employment Outlook
Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate -2.6%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 84
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Entry Level Wage N/A
Average Click for more information on Average Wage N/A
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not. 
Education Available
in Washington Click for more information on Education Available
 
Related Occupations