$54,045
Avg. Salary
$18.17
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$3,000

Profit Sharing

$4,750

The average pay for a Materials Specialist with Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) skills is $18.17 per hour.

The average pay for a Materials Specialist with Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) skills is $54,045 per year.

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MEDIAN: $54,045
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$0$82K
Salary $43,411 - $82,851
Bonus $3,000
Profit Sharing $4,750
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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$29,290 - $70,575
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $12.63 - $30.23
Overtime $15.60 - $28.31
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $3,000
Profit Sharing $4,750
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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$29,290 - $70,575
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

Job Description for Materials Specialist

A materials specialist is generally responsible for evaluating materials and developing machinery and processes in order to manufacture those materials. Those in this position work in a variety of environments, from laboratories and factories to the military. The position generally requires a Bachelor’s degree, and even a Doctorate degree in some fields. Recommended degrees include: Materials Engineering, Textile Sciences and Engineering, and Ceramic Sciences and Engineering. A materials specialist typically keeps daytime “office hours;” however, different shifts or extended hours are not out of the ordinary.

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Materials Specialist Tasks

  • Develop and manage the flow of inbound and outbound materials.
  • Maintain inventory control and report anticipated material requests.
  • Monitor parts movement and manufacturer performance.

Materials Specialist Job Listings

Materials Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Tallahassee?

Materials Specialist in Tallahassee:
"Im doing the same job as the male before me with $6 decrease."
Pros: Cost of living.
Cons: Nothing to do.

Materials Specialist in Denver:
"Corporate culture."
Pros: I love what I actually do because I work with a lot of different people. Every day is different and it is very fast-paced and dynamic.
Cons: I feel underpaid and underappreciated. Upper management has changed quite a bit lately and I don't feel that I'm being recognized.

Key Stats for Materials Specialist

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 9%