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Materials Technician Salary

How much does a Materials Technician make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Materials Technician

$60,741 (USD)/yr

$29 (USD)/hr

$1,172 (USD)/yr

$60,000 (USD)/yr

$29 (USD)/hr

$1,172 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Assist scientists or engineers in the use of electronic, sonic, or nuclear measuring instruments in both laboratory and production activities to obtain data indicating potential resources such as metallic ore, minerals, gas, coal, or petroleum. Analyze mud and drill cuttings. Chart pressure, temperature, and other characteristics of wells or bore holes. Investigate and collect information leading to the possible discovery of new metallic ore, minerals, gas, coal, or petroleum deposits.
The average materials technician salary in United States is $60,741 or an equivalent hourly rate of $29. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,172. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$43,996 (USD)

$74,646 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$70,415 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Materials Technician will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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