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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. 

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Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate -0.8%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 27
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Median Hourly Click for more information on Median Hourly Wage $46 per hour
Average Annual Click for more information on Average Wage $100,600 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not. 
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