Materials Coordinator Salary

Materials Coordinators in the United States take home approximately $17.39 per hour on average. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Male Materials Coordinators are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 57 percent of the field. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$35,188 - $63,855
$35K
$46K
$64K
MEDIAN: $46,482
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$13.12 - $24.50
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MEDIAN: $17.39
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,188 - $63,855  
   
Bonus
$515 - $6,362  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$29,176 - $58,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 220
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.12 - $24.50  
   
Overtime
$18.85 - $35.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$515 - $6,362  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$29,176 - $58,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 409

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Job Description for Materials Coordinator

Generally speaking, the materials coordinator oversees the receipt, storage, and issuance of materials for their organiation. The process begins with the materials coordinator working with senior management to develop an acceptable set of procedures to track materials throughout the material's life with the company. Proper forms and records must be filed upon materials' receipt to ensure vendors are providing all of the ordered materials and to deal with any potential discrepancies. Next, storage must be handled in an effective and efficient manner. The materials coordinator must ensure that the materials are stored in a safe and stable fashion. Further, an organizational scheme must be maintained so that materials can be quickly located and retrieved. Additionally, the coordinator must maintain an adequate request system. Ideally, an employee will put in a requisition for a needed material in a computer system, and the requisition will reach the materials coordinator. At this point, either the coordinator or support staff will retrieve the requested material and deliver the material to the requester. Finally, the materials coordinator must file regular reports to be reviewed by senior management that details material flow, discrepancies between actual inventory and recorded inventory, along with any other concerns.

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Materials Coordinator Tasks

  • Direct required materials to proper locations according to schedule.
  • Verify deliveries of materials are accurate.
  • Keep records of inventories, including status and location of materials.
  • Track delivery progress and notify affected departments of changes in delivery schedule.
  • Establish priority of deliveries based on department needs.

Common Career Paths for Materials Coordinator


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Materials Coordinators may progress into high-paying roles like Materials Manager, where median compensation is $67K annually. Career advancement for the typical Materials Coordinator often leads to becoming a Materials Manager or a Buyer; median salaries in these positions are $10K higher and $6K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Materials Coordinator


Materials Coordinators report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Logistics, Order Inventory, and Supply Chain are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 40 percent, 12 percent, and 9 percent, respectively. Those listing Inventory Control and Customer Service as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Those educated in Inventory Management tend to be well versed in Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Materials Coordinator

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


For Materials Coordinators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $38K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $43K. Materials Coordinators bring in $46K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $48K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,219

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Materials Coordinators, Salem offers exceptional salaries, 29 percent above the national average. Materials Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+19 percent), Atlanta (+18 percent), Houston (+13 percent), and Lexington (+6 percent). Baltimore ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 19 percent below the national average. Employers in Indianapolis and Jacksonville also lean toward paying below-median salaries (17 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Materials Coordinator

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Materials Coordinator Salaries

▲16%

▲11%

▲5%

National Average
$41,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Materials Coordinator Salaries

Logistics
▲40%

Order Inventory
▲12%

Supply Chain
▲9%


▲3%

▲3%


National Average
$41,000



Inventory Control
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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