Metallurgical and Materials Engineers

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What do Metallurgical and Materials Engineers do?

Metallurgical and materials engineers design and develop processes/equipment to concentrate, extract, refine, and process metals/other materials.

How to become: Metallurgical and Materials Engineers

In general, you need a university degree in your chosen field of engineering.

You may also need a master's degree or doctorate in a related engineering field.

You need a licence from a provincial/territorial association of professional engineers to approve engineering drawings/reports and to practise as a professional engineer (P. Eng.).

As an engineer, you are eligible for registration following graduation from an accredited educational program, after three or four years of supervised work experience in engineering, and after passing a professional practice examination.

With experience, you can move up the ranks to become a supervisor.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 3 in 20 have a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Metallurgical and Materials Engineers

The University of Queensland
Brisbane, AU

Related Program(s):
Materials Engineering Bachelor; Honours
Metallurgical Engineering Bachelor; Honours
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Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, CA

Related Program(s):
Process Engineering Bachelor; Co-op
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University of Birmingham
Birmingham, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Materials Science and Engineering Bachelor; Honours
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University of Cambridge Postgraduate Study
Cambridge, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Materials Science and Metallurgy Doctorate
Materials Science and Metallurgy Master
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University of Birmingham - Postgraduate Study
Birmingham, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Materials Science and Engineering Master; Co-op; Honours
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Modified on December 15, 2023

How much do Metallurgical and Materials Engineers make?

Low:
$60,424
Average:
$100,318
High:
$182,250

Job openings for Metallurgical and Materials Engineers

Job Seekers:
6,600
Job Openings:
5,000