Director, Supply Chain Management Salary

Directors of Supply Chain Management in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $119K annually. In the world of Directors of Supply Chain Management, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $31K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $16K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $76K and $177K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. 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. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$76,218 - $153,719
$76K
$120K
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MEDIAN: $118,821
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$12.62 - $59.39
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MEDIAN: $29.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$76,218 - $153,719  
   
Bonus
$4,860 - $31,081  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $16,107  
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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$76,133 - $177,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 808
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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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
$4,860 - $31,081  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $16,107  
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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$76,133 - $177,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 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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Though not the most common occurrence, Directors of Supply Chain Management sometimes become Senior Director, Supply Chains, where the average income is $183K per year. The most common career progression for Directors of Supply Chain Management leads to becoming a VP of Supply Chain Management, where average pay is $165K annually. However, many Directors of Supply Chain Management also opt to become VPs of Operations. Typically, a VP of Operations brings home $124K.

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Popular Skills for Director, Supply Chain Management


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. 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. A tool kit that includes Supply Chain also typically contains Strategic Planning and Operations Management. The majority of those who know Inventory Management also know Operations Management and Materials Requirement Planning (MRP).

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Supply Chain Management

Pay by Experience for a Director, Supply Chain Management has a positive trend. An entry-level Director, Supply Chain Management with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 98 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director, Supply Chain Management with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 207 salaries. An experienced Director, Supply Chain Management which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $131,000 based on 422 salaries. A Director, Supply Chain Management with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 280 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $125,807

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Directors of Supply Chain Management, 23 percent higher than the national average. Directors of Supply Chain Management will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+21 percent), Portland (+17 percent), San Diego (+17 percent), and Seattle (+15 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Phoenix, 10 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 6 percent less in Cleveland and 3 percent less in Columbus, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
35%
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Experience Affects Director, Supply Chain Management Salaries

▲11%

▲4%

National Average
$126,000

▼12%

▼29%

Skills That Affect Director, Supply Chain Management Salaries




▲1%



Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▼0%

National Average
$126,000


▼3%


Forecasting
▼8%

People Management
▼11%

Data Analysis
▼12%

Logistics
▼14%

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 6%
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