Director, Supply Chain Management Salary

Average pay for Directors of Supply Chain Management in the United States is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($120K). Total cash compensation for Directors of Supply Chain Management runs from $77K to $175K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $31K and profit sharing that can reach almost $20K. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Directors of Supply Chain Management who answered the questionnnaire. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$77,033 - $151,903
(Median)
$77K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $119,757
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$10.20 - $41.98
(Median)
$10
$18
$42
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$77,033 - $151,903  
   
Bonus
$3,551 - $30,722  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,017  
Commission
$27,500  
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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$76,603 - $175,355  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,192
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$10.20 - $41.98  
   
Overtime
$22.43  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$3,551 - $30,722  
   
Commission
$27,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,017  
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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$76,603 - $175,355  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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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

  • Manage relations with vendors, communicating requirements such as quantity, delivery times, and quality.
  • Oversee analysis of supply chain effectiveness, vendor risk, and vendor performance.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Director, Supply Chain Management


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Directors of Supply Chain Management often transition into VP of Supply Chain Management positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, VPs of Supply Chain Management earn $163K per year. Directors of Supply Chain Management most often advance into VP of Operations and Logistics Director positions even though the median salaries are $7K lower and $26K lower, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Director, Supply Chain Management


Directors of Supply Chain Management seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Lucky workers who know Performance Management can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 23 percent above average. Supplier Management and Contract Negotiation are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 6 percent and 23 percent. Those listing Data Analysis as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Forecasting and SAP Materials Management also typically command lower compensation. Those who learned Supply Chain also tend to know Strategic Planning and Operations Management. Those proficient in Inventory Management are, more often than not, also skilled 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.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Individuals with less than five years' experience take home around $86K. In contrast, though, people who have been on the job for five to 10 years report a six-figure median of $116K. Directors of Supply Chain Management see a median salary of $134K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Directors of Supply Chain Management with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $140K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $130,006

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

For those looking to make money, Directors of Supply Chain Management in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 19 percent above the national average. Directors of Supply Chain Management will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+16 percent), New York (+13 percent), Seattle (+12 percent), and Houston (+9 percent). Falling short of the national average by 13 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Grand Rapids. Phoenix and Minneapolis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 11 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively.

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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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Experience Affects Director, Supply Chain Management Salaries



National Average
$130,000



Skills That Affect Director, Supply Chain Management Salaries

Performance Management
up arrow 23%



Supply Chain
up arrow 4%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 4%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Inventory Management
0%

National Average
$130,000

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

Purchasing
up arrow 3%

People Management
up arrow 14%

Logistics
up arrow 15%

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
up arrow 23%

Forecasting
up arrow 26%

Data Analysis
up arrow 43%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 164 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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