Director, Supply Chain Management Salary

Directors of Supply Chain Management in the United States can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $118K) surpassing six figures annually. Cash earnings for Directors of Supply Chain Management — including $31K in bonuses and $20K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $75K to $176K depending on individual performance. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction for Directors of Supply Chain Management is high. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Male Directors of Supply Chain Management are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$75,240 - $153,318
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MEDIAN: $118,469
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$12.62 - $59.39
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MEDIAN: $27.04
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$75,240 - $153,318  
   
Bonus
$4,826 - $30,895  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,727  
Commission
$30,000  
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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$74,609 - $175,790  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 754
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Hourly Rate
$12.62 - $59.39  
   
Overtime
$22.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$4,826 - $30,895  
   
Commission
$30,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,727  
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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$74,609 - $175,790  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Director, Supply Chain Management

A director of supply chain management manages and organizes all activities related to the products and goods that a business maintains and supplies to its customers. The supply chain manager's role begins with identifying resources and materials and ends with the purchase of goods by customers; it includes steps such as acquisition of the product, production, and distribution.

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Director, Supply Chain Management Tasks

  • Work to develop efficient, cost-effective supply chain strategies and manage company inventory.
  • Adapt supply chain to deal with changes in the market and suppliers.
  • Manage relations with vendors, communicating requirements such as quantity, delivery times, and quality.
  • Oversee analysis of supply chain effectiveness, vendor risk, and vendor performance.

Common Career Paths for Director, Supply Chain Management


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There are some Directors of Supply Chain Management — though it's uncommon — that transition into Senior Director, Supply Chains, where earnings are an average $183K annually. Becoming a VP of Supply Chain Management is, more often than not, the most common role that Directors of Supply Chain Management move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. The average salary for the position is $165K. Another frequent advance is for Directors of Supply Chain Management to assume a VP of Operations role; in this role, workers often earn $124K.

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Popular Skills for Director, Supply Chain Management


Directors of Supply Chain Management seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Performance Management, Strategic Planning, Supplier Management, and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing SAP Materials Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Logistics and Data Analysis also typically command lower compensation. Those who learned Supply Chain also tend to know Strategic Planning and Operations Management. Most people skilled in Inventory Management are similarly competent in Operations Management and Materials Requirement Planning (MRP).

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Supply Chain Management

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Directors of Supply Chain Management with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $90K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $110K. Directors of Supply Chain Management claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $131K. Directors of Supply Chain Management who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $140K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $125,470

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For Directors of Supply Chain Management, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Directors of Supply Chain Management can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+22 percent), Portland (+17 percent), San Diego (+17 percent), and Seattle (+15 percent). With compensation 10 percent below the national average, Phoenix is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Cleveland and Columbus (6 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Director, Supply Chain Management Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Director, Supply Chain Management?

Director, Supply Chain Management in Aspermont:
`"$Busy!"`
Pros: Interaction with various vendors and businesses to bring quality product into the hospital at the best cost savings.
Cons: It can be quite tedious and there are unlimited interruptions making focusing very difficult.

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Key Stats for Director, Supply Chain Management

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 110 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
36%
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Experience Affects Director, Supply Chain Management Salaries

▲11%

▲4%

National Average
$125,000

▼12%

▼29%

Skills That Affect Director, Supply Chain Management Salaries





▲1%


Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▼0%

National Average
$125,000


▼3%


Forecasting
▼7%

People Management
▼10%

Data Analysis
▼12%

Logistics
▼14%

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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