Director of Materials Management, Hospital Salary

Slightly less than two-thirds of Directors of Hospital Materials Management in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $40K to $115K per year, and the average comes out to $80K per year. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Directors of Hospital Materials Management report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Directors of Hospital Materials Management are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$49,688 - $115,641
(Median)
$50K
$80K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,684
10%
50%
90%

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$10.60 - $32.36
(Median)
$11
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,688 - $115,641  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,486  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,393 - $114,891  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 201
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.60 - $32.36  
   
Overtime
$26.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,486  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,393 - $114,891  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Job Description for Director of Materials Management, Hospital

Hospitals require large amounts of supplies from medicines to equipment to furniture and food. The director of materials management in a hospital typically supervises purchasing decisions within their facility. The director helps to ensure that the various purchasing and materials management groups within the hospital operate efficiently, as well as controls unnecessary spending while ensuring that all supplies needed by staff are available.

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Director of Materials Management, Hospital Tasks

  • Serve as the primary contact for vendors, evaluate potential new vendors, and lead vendor contract negotiations.
  • Set policies and procedures for supply management and implement measures to reduce costs.
  • Manage the hospital’s supply chain, placement of supply orders, inventory levels, and distribution of supplies.
  • Review and forward to senior management requests for orders of special supplies.

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Directors of Hospital Materials Management report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Contract Management, Supply Chain, Contract Negotiation, and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Purchasing as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Budget Management and Inventory Management also typically command lower compensation.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Materials Management, Hospital

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $59K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $76K. Directors of Hospital Materials Management bring in $82K after working for 10 to 20 years. Directors of Hospital Materials Management with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $85K.

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Experience Affects Director of Materials Management, Hospital Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$78,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Director of Materials Management, Hospital Salaries

Contract Management
up arrow 15%

Supply Chain
up arrow 12%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 2%

National Average
$78,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 6%

Budget Management
up arrow 8%

Purchasing
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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