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.
|Primary Industry||Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics|
|Indiana Average Salary||$66,070.00|
|Average Time to Fill||40 days|
|Typical Education||Bachelor's degree|
|Typical Experience||Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years|
|2 Year Projected Openings (2016-2018)||871|
|2 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2018)||%|
|10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026)||844|
|10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026)||%|
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|Skill or Certification||Certi - fication||Certification||Hard to Fill||Expensive to Fill|
|Quality Assurance and Control|