Materials Coordinator Salary

Materials Coordinators in the United States take home an average $17.26 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Men working as Materials Coordinators who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Materials Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$35,268 - $62,568
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$46K
$63K
MEDIAN: $46,148
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$13.10 - $24.79
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MEDIAN: $17.26
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,268 - $62,568  
   
Bonus
$592 - $5,939  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Total Pay (?
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$29,167 - $58,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 206
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.10 - $24.79  
   
Overtime
$18.76 - $36.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$592 - $5,939  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$29,167 - $58,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 424

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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 who transition into a Materials Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $67K per year. It is quite typical for Materials Coordinators to transition into roles as Materials Managers or Buyers, where reported median earnings are $10K and $6K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Materials Coordinator


Materials Coordinators seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Logistics, Order Inventory, and Supply Chain are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 42 percent, 13 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Those listing Inventory Control and Customer Service as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Most people experienced in Inventory Management also know Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Materials Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Materials Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Materials Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 349 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Materials Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 197 salaries. An experienced Materials Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 144 salaries. A Materials Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 33 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,839

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

Surpassing the national average by 31 percent, Materials Coordinators in Salem receive some of the highest pay in the country. Materials Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+20 percent), Atlanta (+19 percent), Houston (+14 percent), and Lexington (+7 percent). In Baltimore, salaries are 19 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Indianapolis and Jacksonville are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 16 percent lower and 14 percent lower, respectively.

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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 87 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Materials Coordinator Salaries

▲17%

▲11%

▲5%

National Average
$41,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Materials Coordinator Salaries

Logistics
▲42%

Order Inventory
▲13%

Supply Chain
▲10%


▲5%

▲4%


National Average
$41,000



Inventory Control
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 15%
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