$56,666
Avg. Salary
$18.21
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,034

Bonus

$3,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Materials Specialist with Purchasing skills is $18.21 per hour.

The average pay for a Materials Specialist with Purchasing skills is $56,666 per year.

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$12.89
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$18.21
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$25.17
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MEDIAN $18.21
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$45k
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$73k
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MEDIAN $56,666
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MEDIAN: $56,666
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$0$73K
Salary $44,750 - $73,448
Bonus $754 - $6,443
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$29,610 - $68,193
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 52
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $12.89 - $25.17
Overtime $20.71 - $36.35
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $754 - $6,443
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$29,610 - $68,193
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 78

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

Pay by Experience Level for Materials Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Materials Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Materials Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Materials Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Materials Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 20 salaries. A Materials Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Materials Specialist

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Materials Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲7%

Entry-Level
▲2%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 18%