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$85,422

Average Base Salary

$41/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$2,477

Average Bonus
The average scientist materials salary in Alabama, United States is $85,422 or an hourly rate of $41. This is 7% lower (-$6,770) than the average scientist materials salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,477.
Salary by Experience

$57,181

Entry Level Salary

$105,064

Senior Level Salary
An entry level scientist materials (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $57,181. On the other end, a senior level scientist materials (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $105,064.
Job Description
Research and study the structures and chemical properties of various natural and synthetic or composite materials, including metals, alloys, rubber, ceramics, semiconductors, polymers, and glass. Determine ways to strengthen or combine materials or develop new materials with new or specific properties for use in a variety of products and applications. Includes glass scientists, ceramic scientists, metallurgical scientists, and polymer scientists.
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