An average Materials Coordinator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $17.37 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Men working as Materials Coordinators who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Work is enjoyable for Materials Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$35,149 - $63,313
$35K
$47K
$63K
MEDIAN: $46,888
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90%

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$13.17 - $24.21
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,149 - $63,313  
   
Bonus
$592 - $5,939  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$29,246 - $58,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 230
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.17 - $24.21  
   
Overtime
$19.10 - $35.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$592 - $5,939  
   
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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$29,246 - $58,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 401

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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' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Materials Manager. The average Materials Manager brings home $67K per year. The most common next step for a Materials Coordinator is to become a Materials Manager or a Buyer. The former position pays an additional $10K per year on average, and the latter position pays $5K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Materials Coordinator


Survey results imply that Materials Coordinators put a diverse skill set to use. 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. Inventory Control and Customer Service as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. 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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $39K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $44K. Materials Coordinators bring in $46K after working for 10 to 20 years. Materials Coordinators who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $45K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,288

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

For Materials Coordinators, busy Salem offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Materials Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+19 percent), Houston (+17 percent), San Diego (+14 percent), and Lexington (+6 percent). Falling short of the national average by 20 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Austin. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Baltimore (19 percent lower) and Indianapolis (17 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Materials Coordinator

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 76 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Materials Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Materials Coordinator Salaries

Logistics
up arrow 40%

Order Inventory
up arrow 12%

Supply Chain
up arrow 9%



Purchasing
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Inventory Control
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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