Material Controller Salary

Earnings for Material Controllers in the United States come in at around $53K annually on average. A strong majority claim medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision coverage. Men working as Material Controllers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. Work is enjoyable for Material Controllers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$34,510 - $79,384
(Median)
$35K
$53K
$79K
MEDIAN: $53,287
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90%

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$11.43 - $28.91
(Median)
$11
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,510 - $79,384  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,931  
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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$28,979 - $72,340  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.43 - $28.91  
   
Overtime
$1.80 - $38.78  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,931  
   
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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$28,979 - $72,340  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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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

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

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Material Controllers usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, facility with Materials Requirement Planning, SAP Materials Management (SAP MM), and Inventory Control are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 30 percent, 21 percent, and 19 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Shipping and Inventory Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Material Controller

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $44K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $53K. On average, Material Controllers make $50K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $43K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Material Controller Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Material Controller Salaries

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 30%

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
up arrow 21%

Inventory Control
up arrow 19%

National Average
$46,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 5%

Shipping
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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