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Supply Chain Analyst Salary

Median pay for Supply Chain Analysts in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $56K per year. Total cash compensation for Supply Chain Analysts runs from $40K to $78K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $7K and profit sharing that can reach almost $6K. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the specific employer, but the particular city and experience level are influential factors as well. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The majority of Supply Chain Analysts (64 percent) who took the survey are men. Job satisfaction for Supply Chain Analysts is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$41,431 - $74,964
(Median)
$41K
$56K
$75K
MEDIAN: $55,943
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$13.23 - $29.01
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$13
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary 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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$41,431 - $74,964  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,162  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $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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$40,388 - $77,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,491
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.23 - $29.01  
   
Overtime
$19.03 - $40.85  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,162  
   
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $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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$40,388 - $77,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 151

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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 who advance into the role of a Demand Planning Manager are fairly uncommon. Demand Planning Managers on average earn $86K per year. A common career progression for a Supply Chain Analyst is to become a Supply Chain Manager or a Senior Supply Chain Analyst. Compared to Supply Chain Analysts, the first group earns $27K more on average, and the second group earns $21K more.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Supply Chain Analyst


Known for taking on a considerable number of Supply Chain Analysts, The Boeing Company, 3M Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation, PepsiCo Inc, and Benco Dental Co are leading firms in the industry. Employees of Northrop Grumman Corporation can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $63K; however, pay is widely dispersed from bottom to top, ranging from $45K to $81K.

Popular Skills for Supply Chain Analyst


Supply Chain Analysts seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, facility with Materials Requirement Planning, Project Management, and Logistics are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 26 percent, 8 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Inventory Control, Microsoft Access, and Purchasing. It is often found that people who know Data Analysis are also skilled 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.


For Supply Chain Analysts, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $54K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $63K. For Supply Chain Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $66K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $70K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Supply Chain Analysts that is 22 percent greater than the national average, San Jose offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Supply Chain Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+17 percent), Columbus (+16 percent), St. Louis (+11 percent), and Dallas (+11 percent). Milwaukee is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 10 percent. Los Angeles and St. Paul are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 8 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively.

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

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 26%


Logistics
up arrow 6%

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
up arrow 4%

Supply Chain
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Forecasting
up arrow 2%

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
up arrow 2%

Inventory Management
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$56,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Purchasing
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 5%

Inventory Control
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 271 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
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 8%
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