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Director Materials Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$149,370 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Director Materials is $149,370 a year and $72 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Director Materials is between $103,331 and $185,996. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Director Materials. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Directs, plans, administers, and oversees programs for areas, such as purchasing, stores and receiving, central supply, warehousing, distribution, production planning and control, inventory control, or to expedite flow of materials.
  • Plans and develops policies and procedures for purchasing required supplies, equipment, services, and materials.
  • Oversees supply and equipment negotiations for individual purchases and continuing contractual purchasing relationships.
Director Materials Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Purchasing Managers

Job family population: 70,430

Estimated population of Director Materials jobs: 5,682

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Director Materials Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Materials Manager
May 15
Gary, IN, USA
Omni One
Directing and assigning workload in the department * Working with plant management and other departments on material issues * Working with production scheduling to ensure raw materials are available ...
May 9
Hazel Crest, IL, USA
Technical Services International
Responsibilities include purchasing and negotiating of direct material, equipment, and supplies from vendors. Goal is to efficiently procure and supply the required mix and number of specified ...
Assistant General Counsel
May 16
Rosemont, IL, USA
Reviewing COP, Judiciary Committee and Board of Directors materials for clarity, accuracy and confidentiality; Planning, coordinating and conducting new COP and Judiciary Committee member ...
Materials Supervisor
May 3
Chicago, IL, USA
Woodland Solutions, Inc.
Ensure material drivers unload trucks in a timely manner * Advise team leader on keeping part ... Direct supervision of all activities related to the shipment of finished seat assemblies to the ...
Material Handler I - Direct Hire (Full-Time w/Benefits)
May 8
Pleasant Prairie, WI, USA
APL Logistics
Remove samples of materials, label with identifying information and take them to a laboratory for ... as directed by supervisor. * Participates in all Safety and 5S requirements Key Results: * Apply ...
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