Materials Coordinator Salary
|Salary||$35,268 - $62,568|
|Bonus||$592 - $5,939|
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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).)
|$29,167 - $58,423|
|Hourly Rate||$13.10 - $24.79|
|Overtime||$18.76 - $36.52|
|Bonus||$592 - $5,939|
|Total Pay (||$29,167 - $58,423|
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.Read More...
Most materials coordinators hold a high school diploma or equivalent, and many hold at least an associate's degree. Materials coordinators must be individuals with strong attention to detail and be excellent problem solvers who can deal with changing circumstances.
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
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.
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
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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