Projected Growth Through 2020 for Materials Engineering
Employment growth in materials engineering disciplines is expected to be as high as 9 percent through 2020, according to the US Department of Labor’s O*Net Online. The table below reveals projected employment and salary data.
|Median wages (2011)||$40.65 hourly, $84,550 annually|
|Employment (2010)||22,000 employees|
|Projected growth (2010-2020)||3% to 9%|
|Projected job openings (2010-2020)||8,100|
|Top industries (2010)||Manufacturing; professional, scientific, and technical services|