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Supply Chain Analyst Salary

Supply Chain Analysts in the United States take home approximately $55K annually on average. Overall cash earnings for Supply Chain Analysts stretch from $40K on the lower end to $77K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $7K from bonuses and $6K from profit sharing. While the specific employer and years of experience impact pay for this group, location is the most influential factor. The majority of Supply Chain Analysts (64 percent) survey respondents are male. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$41,017 - $74,477
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MEDIAN: $55,387
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$13.49 - $28.96
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$41,017 - $74,477  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,211  
Profit Sharing
$408.51 - $6,040  
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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$40,194 - $77,028  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,476
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.49 - $28.96  
   
Overtime
$18.19 - $41.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,211  
   
Profit Sharing
$408.51 - $6,040  
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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$40,194 - $77,028  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 165
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Job Description for Supply Chain Analyst

A supply chain analyst is responsible for improving the performance of an operation by figuring out what is needed for a certain project and coordinating with other employees - such as engineers and quality assurance professionals - to implement and test their new supply chain methods. These supply chain analysts must be able to look at substantial amounts of data and problem-solve why problems within supply chains exist. Some sample projects a supply chain analyst could be tasked with are improving the management structure of a warehouse stocking program, restructuring how material goods make it to the corporation's warehouse, and helping expand on a company's relationships with suppliers and carriers. Supply chain analysts must also be able to translate business problems into a solution for information technology (IT) technicians and working with SQL analysis tools to find patterns and root causes to problems. The supply chain analyst typically works in an office setting during regular business hours; they may also do site visits to locations such as warehouses.

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Supply Chain Analyst Tasks

  • Perform analyses with this data using analytical models and mathematical analysis.
  • Use analysis results to improve supply chain processes, performance and to reduce costs.
  • Obtain, analyze and interpret supply chain relevant data.

Common Career Paths for Supply Chain Analyst


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Supply Chain Analysts might see a strong upturn in salary transition into upper-level roles like Supply Chain Manager. Median pay for a Supply Chain Manager is $83K per year. Typical career progression for a Supply Chain Analyst involves becoming a Senior Supply Chain Analyst or a Materials Manager, roles that pay $22K more and $11K more on average.

Supply Chain Analyst Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Supply Chain Analyst


With a median salary of $60K, 3M Company offers Supply Chain Analysts the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $45K and are capped at $70K.

Popular Skills for Supply Chain Analyst


Supply Chain Analysts report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, SAP Materials Management, Logistics, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 10 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Access and Inventory Control. Those educated in Data Analysis tend to be well versed in Supply Chain and Inventory Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Supply Chain Analyst

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $53K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $62K. On average, Supply Chain Analysts make $65K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $64K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Supply Chain Analysts will find that San Jose offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 24 percent. Supply Chain Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+17 percent), Columbus (+15 percent), St. Louis (+13 percent), and Dallas (+10 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Pittsburgh, 16 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Milwaukee (9 percent lower) and Los Angeles (7 percent lower).

Supply Chain Analyst Reviews

What is it like working as a Supply Chain Analyst?
Supply Chain Analyst in The Woodlands:
"2015 Year in Review."
Pros: The challenging nature of the job, work flexibility, self-managed, easy going atmosphere.
Cons: The down time, the feeling of needing more in order to be more fulfilled on a daily basis (in terms of work loads)

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Experience Affects Supply Chain Analyst Salaries




National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Supply Chain Analyst Salaries



Logistics
up arrow 6%

Supply Chain
up arrow 4%

Forecasting
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Inventory Management
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$56,000

Purchasing
up arrow 2%

Inventory Control
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 334 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%