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Materials Engineers in Ohio

Want to work in Ohio as a Materials Engineer? Read this first!

4.4% Jobs Projection
$85,120 Median Salary
120 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Materials Engineers in Ohio are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Materials Engineers in Ohio is growing slower than average.

  • Materials Engineers in Ohio earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Materials Engineers Work in Ohio?

In Ohio, there were 2,000 people working as Materials Engineers in the year 2018.

There were 1,760 Materials Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 240 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 465 Materials Engineers working in it, which means Ohio has more Materials Engineers than average.


Job Projections for Ohio

Jobs for Materials Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 4.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 1.9%.


Ohio Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 120 annual Materials Engineers job openings in Ohio, and 1,660 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,900 annual jobs and 27,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Materials Engineers Make in Ohio?

In 2018 wages for Materials Engineers ranged from $54,040 to $138,530 with $85,120 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.98 to $66.6. The median hourly rate was $40.93.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $42.56 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.63.

The median salary in Ohio is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Ohio Metros for Materials Engineers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Materials Engineers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Dayton, OH 360 $118,210
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 350 $87,820
Columbus, OH 300 $71,340
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 270 $82,960
Akron, OH 200 $77,060
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 90 $68,980
Toledo, OH 70 $91,810
Canton-Massillon, OH 50 $68,870
Lima, OH 40 $104,870
Mansfield, OH 30 $77,640

Top States for Materials Engineers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Materials Engineers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 2,590 $103,720
Texas 2,400 $93,440
Ohio 2,000 $85,120
Pennsylvania 1,690 $87,830
Michigan 1,370 $79,570
Arizona 1,080 $85,950
New York 1,020 $98,160
Maryland 920 $119,580
Indiana 840 $74,870
Illinois 800 $83,310
Tennessee 760 $113,380
Alabama 710 $92,590
Massachusetts 600 $92,780
Florida 590 $98,480
Missouri 590 $84,990
South Carolina 570 $82,330
Oregon 550 $88,730
Georgia 530 $82,930
New Jersey 500 $87,750
Virginia 470 $92,770

Below are the states where Materials Engineers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Mexico $125,060
Maryland $119,580
Tennessee $113,380
Louisiana $107,970
California $103,720
Alaska $103,210
Kansas $100,790
Florida $98,480
New York $98,160
Connecticut $95,370


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