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Director, Supply Chain Management Salary (United States)

Directors of Supply Chain Management in the United States can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $128K) surpassing six figures annually. In the world of Directors of Supply Chain Management, overall income ranges from $72K near the bottom to $170K at the top; this can include more than $31K from bonuses and more than $21K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all employees report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Directors of Supply Chain Management. The majority of Directors of Supply Chain Management claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
Director, Supply Chain Management Salary (?
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$71,160 - $147,742
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Director, Supply Chain Management Salary (?
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$9.94 - $39.10
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$71,160 - $147,742  
   
Bonus
$2,065 - $30,763  
Profit Sharing
$1,917 - $20,868  
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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$71,639 - $170,201  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 928
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$9.94 - $39.10  
   
Overtime
$9.54 - $43.50  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,065 - $30,763  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,917 - $20,868  
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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$71,639 - $170,201  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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.

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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 Logistics, Supplier Management, Supply Chain, and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 13 percent, 7 percent, 7 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include People Management and Purchasing. Employees educated in Strategic Planning are typically practiced in Supply Chain, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Supply Chain Management

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $80K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $113K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Directors of Supply Chain Management see a median salary of $132K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $137K. Directors of Supply Chain Management with 10 to 20 years of experience are most common in the field, followed by those with more than 20 years and one to 10 years.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$128,000
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Boston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Directors of Supply Chain Management, 21 percent above the national average. Other big spenders include San Francisco, Charlotte, Seattle, and Cleveland, top-paying cities where Directors of Supply Chain Management see paychecks higher than average (+19 percent, +16 percent, +11 percent, and +10 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Atlanta, 6 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Minneapolis (5 percent less) and Columbus (4 percent less).

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Experience Affects Director, Supply Chain Management Salaries

National Average
$128,000

Skills That Affect Director, Supply Chain Management Salaries

Logistics
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Strategic Planning
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Inventory Management
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Operations Management
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Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
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Project Management
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National Average
$128,000
Purchasing
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People Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 233 votes.

Gender

Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 5%