Director, Supply Chain Management Salary

Directors of Supply Chain Management in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $117K annually. With some bonuses approaching $30K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $20K, overall incomes of Directors of Supply Chain Management spread between $73K and $168K depending on individual performance. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Directors of Supply Chain Management is high. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Directors of Supply Chain Management who answered the questionnnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$73,535 - $148,509
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$74K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $116,920
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$10.12 - $40.08
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$73,535 - $148,509  
   
Bonus
$2,027 - $29,952  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,292  
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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$73,046 - $168,255  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 987
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $40.08  
   
Overtime
$9.54 - $43.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,027 - $29,952  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,292  
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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$73,046 - $168,255  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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


Survey results imply that Directors of Supply Chain Management deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Contract Negotiation, Supplier Management, 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. 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

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Directors of Supply Chain Management. Professionals with less than five years' experience earn a median of $82K annually, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts report a weighty six-figure median of $111K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $131K in this role. 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 $138K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Directors of Supply Chain Management, busy Boston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 25 percent above the national average. Directors of Supply Chain Management will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+21 percent), Seattle (+16 percent), Cleveland (+13 percent), and Charlotte (+12 percent). Compared to the national average, Grand Rapids Directors of Supply Chain Management have considerably lower salaries, 21 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Below-median salaries also turn up in Phoenix and New York (9 percent lower).

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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
$126,000



Skills That Affect Director, Supply Chain Management Salaries





Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

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 161 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
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 6%
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