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Title: Metallurgical Engineer

Definition: Metallurgical engineers study the properties and characteristics of metal and non-metallic materials and plan, design and develop machinery and processes to concentrate, extract, refine and process metals, alloys and other materials such as ceramics, semiconductors and composite materials.

Definition (More Info):

Education Program: Undergraduate programs
Dalhousie University

First Credential: Bachelors degree, usually in Materials Engineering

Salary Range:
• PEGNL Mean Salary (2015): Mining/Metallurgical = $130,208.
• PayScale Canada (Sept 2015): Low=$51,289. Median=$70,995.

Salary (More Info):
• PEGNL: Engineers Canada 2015 Salary Survey, Atlantic Region
• Payscale: Metallurgical Engineer

Related Specialties:
Materials engineer, Mining engineer, Manufacturing engineer, Production engineer

Professional Associations:
Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy & Petroleum (CIM)

Other Resources:
American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, & Petroleum Engineers
Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS)
American Society for Metals (ASM) International


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