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 $117K) surpassing six figures annually. Cash earnings for Directors of Supply Chain Management — which occasionally include more than $30K from bonuses and more than $20K from profit sharing — stretch from around $73K to approximately $169K. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Directors of Supply Chain Management survey respondents are men (78 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Directors of Supply Chain Management is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$73,482 - $148,986

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$10.12 - $40.08

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$73,482 - $148,986  
   
Bonus
$2,007 - $29,928  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,328  
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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$73,009 - $168,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 987
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Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $40.08  
   
Overtime
$9.54 - $43.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,007 - $29,928  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,328  
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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$73,009 - $168,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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 might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as VP of Supply Chain Management, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $159K per year.

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Popular Skills for Director, Supply Chain Management


Directors of Supply Chain Management report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Supplier Management, Contract Negotiation, Supply Chain, and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 8 percent. Those listing Forecasting as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Logistics and People Management also typically command lower compensation. Most people skilled in Inventory Management are similarly competent in Operations Management and Materials Requirement Planning (MRP). Those proficient in Supply Chain are, more often than not, also skilled in Strategic Planning and Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Supply Chain Management

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


For many Directors of Supply Chain Management, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. In this occupation, salaries for the relatively untested average out to $82K, but folks in the five-to-10 year range enjoy a much heftier median of $111K. Directors of Supply Chain Management who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $131K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $138K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Directors of Supply Chain Management that is 24 percent greater than the national average, Boston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Directors of Supply Chain Management will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+21 percent), Seattle (+16 percent), Cleveland (+12 percent), and Charlotte (+11 percent). Directors of Supply Chain Management in Grand Rapids take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 21 percent less than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Phoenix (9 percent lower) and New York (8 percent lower).

Director, Supply Chain Management Reviews

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
$126,000



Skills That Affect Director, Supply Chain Management Salaries





Project Management
up arrow 3%

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 3%

Inventory Management
up arrow 1%

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$126,000

Purchasing
up arrow 3%

People Management
up arrow 11%

Logistics
up arrow 17%

Forecasting
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 157 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
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: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 6%
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