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Materials Manager Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$115,552 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Materials Manager is $115,552 a year and $56 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Materials Manager is between $80,877 and $143,533. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Materials Manager. 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

  • Manages and administers materials management functions, such as the planning, procurement, storage, inventory control, and distribution of materials and products to meet company objectives and customer requirements.
  • Oversees the flow of materials, parts, and assemblies within or between departments in accordance with production and shipping schedules or department priorities.
  • Assures that maintenance of the inventory control system is accurate.
Materials Manager Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Purchasing Managers

Job family population: 70,430

Estimated population of Materials Manager jobs: 5,977

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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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 Manager Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Materials Manager
Jun 5
Romeoville, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering, Inc
Sterling Engineering is assisting the Premier Client in Romeoville, IL to find Materials Manager. This position is a Permanent Opportunity! DAILY: Print MRP orders, update/reset the MRP calendar ...
Materials Manager
Jun 11
Joliet, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering
Engineering Project Services - Managed engineering teams consisting of multi-disciplined professionals that will support your project from the initial concept phase through the implementation phase.
Materials Manager
Apr 9
Beecher, Illinois, USA
Sonoco Products Company
While reporting to the Plant Manager the Materials Manager will manage the Production Planning and Scheduling, Shipping and Inventory Control function for the Beecher Plant. This role is also ...
Materials Supervisor
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
Woodland Solutions, Inc.
Ensure material drivers unload trucks in a timely manner * Advise team leader on keeping part ... Advise Management of all irregularities at customer plant - i.e. production down time, short hours ...
Operations Manager
Jun 10
Chicago, IL, USA
O'Brien Metal, Inc.
OPERATIONS MANAGER Rapidly growing company located in Lincoln Park is searching for an Operations ... Assists in procurement and selection of sources for critical resources and materials QUALIFICATIONS ...
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