A Material Planner earns an average salary of $49,792 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Material Planner Total Pay (?
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$38,065 - $67,771
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MEDIAN: $49,791
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Material Planner Total Pay (?
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$14.25 - $25.53
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$38,065 - $67,771  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,010  
Profit Sharing
$149.50 - $5,042  
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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$35,356 - $68,673  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 565
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.25 - $25.53  
   
Overtime
$17.18 - $39.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,010  
   
Profit Sharing
$149.50 - $5,042  
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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$35,356 - $68,673  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 565
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Job Description for Material Planner
A material planner is an essential member of staff in any medium or large manufacturing operation. The material planner ensures a steady flow of all materials needed to keep a manufacturing line operating. This is generally a balancing act; manufacturers do not generally have space to store large quantities of raw materials, so the material planner must ensure adequate supplies without overbuying or wasting resources.
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Material Planner Tasks
  • Monitor and track materials flow to identify bottlenecks and characterize usage.
  • Identify, resolve, and forecast problems and potential solutions to inventory and quality.
  • Schedule delivery and production usage of materials for optimal production.
  • Visit and evaluate suppliers for quality, timeliness, procedures, and fit to goals.
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Pay by Experience Level for Material Planner
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Chicago
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$49,000
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Experience Affects Material Planner Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Material Planner Salaries

Data Analysis
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$49,000
Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
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Gender
Female
48%
female alumni
 
Male
52%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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