Materials Manager Salary

A Materials Manager earns an average salary of $73,581 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Operations Management, SAP Materials Management (SAP MM), Forecasting, Logistics, and Inventory Control.
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$48,278 - $102,190
$48K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,894
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90%

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$14.01 - $31.57
$14
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $19.77
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$0$106K
Salary $48,278 - $102,190
Bonus $412.17 - $13,991
Profit Sharing $278.12 - $10,013
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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$39,947 - $106,410
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,111
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $14.01 - $31.57
Overtime $20.98 - $48.13
Annual Data $0$106K
Bonus $412.17 - $13,991
Profit Sharing $278.12 - $10,013
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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$39,947 - $106,410
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 241

Job Description for Materials Manager

The materials manager oversees the intake and distribution of all components and materials used by organizations. They are responsible for delegating tasks to subordinates and overseeing the completion of these tasks. The materials manager also maintains inventory levels to meet demand, as well as oversees purchasing and the shipping and receiving process. The materials manager must create and maintain relationships with suppliers. This incudes scheduling regular audits of the approved suppliers and materials. They maintain proper documentation and must have excellent record-keeping skills. The materials manager also oversees employee training and the documenting training performance.

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Materials Manager Tasks

  • Manage supplier relationships, lead negotiations, and track quality, price, and delivery metrics.
  • Modify processes and procedures for shipping, receiving, transport, and inventory control to reduce waste and increase throughput.
  • Document and analyze all materials quality, movement, and use.
  • Maintain inventory accuracy and turnover to allow production.
  • Ensure that inventory is available and distributed across the organization to meet performance goals.

Common Career Paths for Materials Manager


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Pay by Experience Level for Materials Manager

Pay by Experience for a Materials Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Materials Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 423 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Materials Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 401 salaries. An experienced Materials Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 533 salaries. A Materials Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 304 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,836

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

Materials Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Materials Manager?

Materials Manager in Kansas City:
"You are the Quarterback of Production."
Pros: It is hands-on and my responsibilities are various.
Cons: The biggest problem is having an important role and not getting paid accordingly.

Materials Manager in Eden Prairie:
"Materials World."
Pros: I like having an impact on the various different facets of the organization and being able to drive for results as well as reach measurable objectives.
Cons: Sometimes it feels like you are the pickle in the middle and are getting a beat down from other departments.

Materials Manager in Santa Ana:
"Roller Coaster."
Pros: Planning projects is very intensive and provides many challenges. You feel accomplished when everything goes to planning and is very rewarding when you get the whole team to work together too.
Cons: Time constraints, other people not fulfilling their duties in time management, lack of communication of vital information, and high stress with deadlines that are upcoming or late.

Materials Manager in Columbus:
Pros: The people I work with.
Cons: Salary is low.

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Key Stats for Materials Manager

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 254 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Materials Manager Salaries

▲16%

▲12%

National Average
$70,000

▼1%

▼23%

Skills That Affect Materials Manager Salaries

Operations Management
▲49%


Forecasting
▲22%

Logistics
▲20%

Inventory Control
▲18%

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
▲15%

ERP
▲13%


Lean Manufacturing
▲11%

▲9%


▲3%

Inventory Management
▲1%

National Average
$70,000


▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 254 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 11%