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Materials Director Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$149,591 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Materials Director is $149,591 a year and $72 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Materials Director is between $103,483 and $186,271. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Materials Director. 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.
Materials Director Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Purchasing Managers

Job family population: 70,430

Estimated population of Materials Director 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 2,705,994 (2018), 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...

Materials Director Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Director, Materials and Productioin Planning
Jun 4
Kenosha, WI, USA
The Director, Materials and Production Planning is a highly visible leader who will oversee the scheduling of assembly, fabrication and paint operations and will manage employees involved in order ...
Medical Content Editor
May 19
... materials directed at physicians and healthcare professionals. Adjust level of editing to ensure clarity and rigor while meeting deadlines amidst multiple projects Communicate confidently but ...
Materials Manager
Jun 5
Romeoville, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering, Inc
Sterling Engineering is assisting the Premier Client in Romeoville, IL to find Materials Manager. ... Transaction report Close manufacturing Order Variance Report Direct Labor analysis hours/OT hours ...
Sr.Purchasing Director
Jun 19
Wood Dale, IL, USA
blueStone, LLC
The senior purchasing director is also in charge of the cost reduction roadmap ... Work involves partnering with suppliers, procurement, materials management, and quality to execute ...
Material Handler II- Direct Hire (Pleasant Prairie)
Jun 10
Pleasant Prairie, WI, USA
APL Logistics
Unload, move, stack, and stage customer products and materials, both by hand and using forklift or ... containers as directed by supervisor and/or team leader. * Participates in Safety and 5S ...
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