Materials Coordinator Salary

Materials Coordinators in the United States pull down an average of $17.43 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $5K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $4K, overall incomes of Materials Coordinators spread between $29K and $60K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Materials Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Materials Coordinators making up 54 percent of survey respondents. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,855 - $67,153

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$13.07 - $23.00

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,855 - $67,153  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,094  
Profit Sharing
$257.60 - $4,013  
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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$28,926 - $59,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 281
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.07 - $23.00  
   
Overtime
$19.47 - $33.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,094  
   
Profit Sharing
$257.60 - $4,013  
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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$28,926 - $59,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 461
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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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While Materials Coordinators do not often become Materials Managers, the job pays $67K per year on average. When Materials Coordinators are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Materials Managers or Buyers. Those roles pay an additional $10K and $5K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Materials Coordinator


Materials Coordinators generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. 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 40 percent, 10 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service. For most people, competency in Inventory Management indicates knowledge of Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Materials Coordinator

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


For many Materials Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $39K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $43K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $43K in this role. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $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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Purchasing
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National Average
$41,000

Inventory Management
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Shipping
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
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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