Material Planner Salary (United States)

A Material Planner earns an average salary of $50,527 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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$38,632 - $68,146
(Median)
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51K
59K
68K
MEDIAN: $50,526
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Material Planner Total Pay (?
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$13.97 - $26.76
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$38,632 - $68,146  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,112  
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $5,054  
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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$35,862 - $68,794  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 642
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.97 - $26.76  
   
Overtime
$17.25 - $38.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,112  
   
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $5,054  
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).
)
$35,862 - $68,794  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 642
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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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Minneapolis
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Houston
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National Average
$50,000
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San Antonio
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Experience Affects Material Planner Salaries

National Average
$50,000

Skills That Affect Material Planner Salaries

Data Analysis
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Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
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Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$50,000
Forecasting
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Purchasing
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Gender

Female
49%
female alumni
 
Male
51%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%
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