Median pay for Material Controllers in the United States is around $17.28 per hour. Job satisfaction for Material Controllers is high. Slightly less than a fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and a fair number claim dental coverage as well. More than half of Material Controllers (61 percent) survey respondents are men. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$34,905 - $80,373
$35K
$53K
$80K
MEDIAN: $52,966
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$11.79 - $29.22
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MEDIAN: $17.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,905 - $80,373  
   
Bonus
$2,013  
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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$30,081 - $70,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.79 - $29.22  
   
Overtime
$16.00 - $43.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$2,013  
   
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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$30,081 - $70,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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Job Description for Material Controller

Material controllers ensure the correct materials and services are available for the company's day-to-day operations. Daily duties include ensuring that necessary equipment and materials are received, stored, and maintained properly. From there, they are distributed as needed to various departments within the company for short-term and long-term usage. During this process, regular communication with all involved parties (including clients and vendors) is necessary to maintain relationships and cooperation. All activities performed by material controllers should be recorded using computerized systems and specialized software. They must also ensure company regulations and policies are followed at all times.

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Material Controller Tasks

  • Review requisitions for completeness, accuracy, and assess for priority.
  • Inspect materials, maintain documentation, verify approval of hazardous materials, and report violations or damages.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and company policies.
  • Monitor and maintain stock levels, and identify reliable supply sources.

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Pay by Experience Level for Material Controller

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


For Material Controllers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $41K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $42K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Material Controllers make a median salary of $43K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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Key Stats for Material Controller

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
035
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Material Controller Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

Experienced
0%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Skills That Affect Material Controller Salaries

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
up arrow 31%

Inventory Control
up arrow 30%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 23%

National Average
$42,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 4%

Shipping
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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