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Materials Coordinator Salary

For Materials Coordinators, hourly average wages total $17.29 per hour. Total cash earnings of Materials Coordinators range from $29K on the low end to $60K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $5K and $4K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Materials Coordinators. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Male Materials Coordinators are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 55 percent of the field. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$33,070 - $67,595
(Median)
$33K
$47K
$68K
MEDIAN: $47,021
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$12.97 - $23.03
(Median)
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,070 - $67,595  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,017  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $4,000  
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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$28,951 - $60,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 274
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.97 - $23.03  
   
Overtime
$19.04 - $32.84  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,017  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $4,000  
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).
)
$28,951 - $60,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 441

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Materials Coordinator


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Materials Coordinators who advance into the role of a Materials Manager are fairly uncommon. Materials Managers on average earn $67K per year. Typical career progression for a Materials Coordinator involves becoming a Materials Manager or a Buyer, roles that pay $10K more and $5K more on average.

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Popular Skills for Materials Coordinator


Survey results show that Materials Coordinators use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with Logistics, Supply Chain, and SAP Materials Management (SAP MM) are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 39 percent, 10 percent, and 9 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Service. Most people skilled in Inventory Management are similarly competent in Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Materials Coordinator

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


Materials Coordinators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $39K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $43K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $44K. As Materials Coordinators reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $45K.

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Experience Affects Materials Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Materials Coordinator Salaries

Logistics
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Supply Chain
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Inventory Management
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National Average
$41,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 12%
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