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Average Materials Manager Salary

$75,248
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,028
Bonus
$22,000
Commission
$2,936
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Materials Manager is $75,248.
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$50k
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$106k
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$50k - $106k
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$597 - $15k
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$695 - $10k
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$41k - $109k
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What Do Materials Managers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Materials Manager

4.1 out of 5
(431)
Highly Satisfied
32Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Materials Manager are from the companies Pentair, Raytheon Co. and Ulbrich Stainless Steel & Special Metals, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Raytheon Co. where the average pay is $98,020. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Johnson Controls Inc and Pentair, earning around $96,403 and $92,165, respectively. Select Medical Corporation pays the lowest at around $50,376. Ulbrich Stainless Steel & Special Metals, Inc. and United Surgical Partners International also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $55,000 and $64,000, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Materials Managers?

Skills in Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) and Supply Chain are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Procurement and Inventory Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Materials Managers?

An entry-level Materials Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $53,564 based on 40 salaries. An early career Materials Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,261 based on 521 salaries. A mid-career Materials Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,740 based on 523 salaries. An experienced Materials Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,485 based on 650 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $84,760.
Employees with Materials Manager in their job title in Salt Lake City, Utah earn an average of 7.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (6.3% more) and Cleveland, Ohio (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (14.4% less), New York, New York (11.8% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,166 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.8%
Early Career
24.1%
Mid Career
24.1%
Experienced
30.0%
Late Career
19.9%