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Materials Engineer is a Semiconductor and Related Device Manufacturing job with over 7,996 current openings filled by an H1B employee. Most Materials Engineers are hired by companies in the Semiconductor and Related Device Manufacturing industry. The average H1B Materials Engineers job lasts 1,053 days.

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What do Materials Engineers do?

Evaluate materials and develop machinery and processes to manufacture materials for use in products that must meet specialized design and performance specifications. Develop new uses for known materials. Includes those engineers working with composite materials or specializing in one type of material, such as graphite, metal and metal alloys, ceramics and glass, plastics and polymers, and naturally occurring materials. Includes metallurgists and metallurgical engineers, ceramic engineers, and welding engineers.

Source: O-NET OnLine

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Materials Engineers has been a job in the H1B Visa program since 2011 where they hired 399 employees. This job peaked in 2021 with 1,096 employees, and have since been on a decline with the most recent number of employees being 1,010 in 2022.
Materials Engineers has been a job in the H1B Visa program since 2011 where the average salary was $70,883. This job peaked in 2022 with an average salary of $96,913, and the recent trend shows the average salary on an incline.

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