Directors of Hospital Materials Management in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with slightly more than half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $75K annually on average but can range from $37K to $116K per year. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Directors of Hospital Materials Management are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 59 percent of the field. Most receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision plans.

$44,427 - $117,391
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MEDIAN: $75,318
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$11.15 - $26.69
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MEDIAN: $19.87
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$44,427 - $117,391  
   
Bonus
$986 - $19,866  
Profit Sharing
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$36,791 - $116,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $26.69  
   
Overtime
$27.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$986 - $19,866  
   
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$36,791 - $116,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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

  • 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.
  • Serve as the primary contact for vendors, evaluate potential new vendors, and lead vendor contract negotiations.

Common Career Paths for Director of Materials Management, Hospital


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Many Directors of Hospital Materials Management move into a Director of Supply Chain Management role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $122K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Materials Management, Hospital

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


For Directors of Hospital Materials Management, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $54K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $68K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $72K. As Directors of Hospital Materials Management reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $79K.

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Key Stats for Director of Materials Management, Hospital

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
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1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Director of Materials Management, Hospital Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$71,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Director of Materials Management, Hospital Salaries

Procurement
up arrow 47%

Contract Management
up arrow 27%

Budget Management
up arrow 2%

Supply Chain
up arrow 2%

National Average
$71,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 1%

Purchasing
up arrow 10%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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