Materials Engineer Salary in the UK

£47,000
per year
per month
£2,960
per month
per year
Bonus
£4,500/year
Bonus
£280/month

Materials Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Materials Engineer is £47,000 gross per year (£2,960 net per month), which is £17,400 (+59%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A Materials Engineer can expect an average starting salary of £24,450. The highest salaries can exceed £125,000.
£24,450
Low
£47,000
Average salary
£125,000
High
£1,680
Low
£2,960
Average salary
£6,350
High
Total compensation includes salary and bonus.
£700
£72,200
£145,000
Base Salary£24,450 - 125,000
Bonus£700 - 20,000
Total Compensation£25,150 - 145,000
£40
£3,790
£7,610
Base Salary£1,680 - 6,350
Bonus£40 - 1,260
Total Compensation£1,720 - 7,610

Materials Engineer Salary Range

Low
£24,450
Average salary
£47,000
Experienced
£74,700
High
£125,000
Low
£1,680
Average salary
£2,960
Experienced
£4,320
High
£6,350
Among materials engineers, Graduate and Junior Materials Engineers have the lowest salaries, while highly skilled Senior Materials Engineers tend to have the highest salaries.

Materials Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Materials Engineer£75K/year
+59% 
Junior Materials Engineer£31K/year
 -35%
Graduate Materials Engineer£24K/year
 -48%

Materials Engineer - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Materials Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £25,150 gross per year. A mid career Materials Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £43,700, while an experienced Materials Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £79,200. Materials Engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn £90,700 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Materials Engineer

Late Career▲ +93%
Experienced▲ +69%
Average Salary£47,000/year
Mid Career▼ -7%
Entry Level▼ -46%

Gender Breakdown

Female
22%
Male
78%

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The salary information presented on this page is based on all Materials Engineer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Materials Engineer

How much does a Materials Engineer make in the UK?
A Materials Engineer in the UK earns an average of £47,000 gross per year, which is about £2,960 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Materials Engineer updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Materials Engineer in the UK?
The starting salary of a Materials Engineer in the UK is around £24,450 gross per year. Graduate and Junior Materials Engineers usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Materials Engineer in the UK?
The highest salary of a Materials Engineer in the UK can reach and exceed £125,000 gross per year. Senior Materials Engineers usually have the highest salaries.
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