Average Mid-Career Materials Manager Salary

$72,484
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,981
Bonus
$3,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Materials Manager is $72,484.
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MEDIAN $72,484
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Salary
$50k - $99k
Bonus
$721 - $11k
Profit Sharing
$390 - $13k
Total Pay
$42k - $103k

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Job Description for Materials Manager

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.

Career Paths

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Materials Manager
Supply Chain Manager
Director, Supply Chain Management
Materials Manager / Coordinator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Materials Manager

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

Pay by Experience Level for Materials Manager

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 $54,176 based on 41 salaries. An early career Materials Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,893 based on 566 salaries. An experienced Materials Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,451 based on 781 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $83,326.
Employees with Materials Manager in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 9.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (8.5% more) and San Diego, California (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (15.8% less), Austin, Texas (13.3% less) and New York, New York (8.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,939 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.1%
Early Career
29.2%
Experienced
40.3%
Late Career
28.4%