$17.91
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$3,052

Profit Sharing

$2,000

The average pay for a Materials Specialist with Purchasing skills is $17.91 per hour.

$44,268 - $72,906
$44K
$56K
$73K
MEDIAN: $56,420
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90%

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$12.86 - $24.92
$13
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MEDIAN: $17.91
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$0$72K
Salary $44,268 - $72,906
Bonus $749 - $6,488
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$29,292 - $68,127
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 55
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $12.86 - $24.92
Overtime $20.86 - $36.10
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $749 - $6,488
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$29,292 - $68,127
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 76

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
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Materials Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲8%

Entry-Level
▲3%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 21%