Material Controller Salary

Material Controllers in the United States can expect wages of $53K per year on average. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a fair number, and more than half earn vision coverage. Men working as Material Controllers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. The majority of Material Controllers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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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).
)
$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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Survey results suggest that Material Controllers put a wide range of professional skills to use. 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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $44K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $53K. For Material Controllers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $50K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Material Controllers report making only $43K on average.

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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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