Supply Chain Analyst Salary

Average Supply Chain Analysts in the United States make around $56K annually. Total cash compensation to Supply Chain Analysts approaches anywhere from $40K on the lower end to $78K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $7K from bonuses and upwards of $6K from profit sharing. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the specific employer, but geography and experience level are influential factors as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Supply Chain Analysts are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 64 percent of professionals. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$41,333 - $75,224
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$41K
$56K
$75K
MEDIAN: $56,053
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$13.22 - $29.15
(Median)
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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
$41,333 - $75,224  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,268  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $5,987  
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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$40,418 - $77,940  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,522
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.22 - $29.15  
   
Overtime
$19.53 - $40.46  
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 - $7,268  
   
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $5,987  
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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$40,418 - $77,940  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 157
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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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Though it's uncommon, some Supply Chain Analysts move into roles as Demand Planning Managers, where pay is an average $87K 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 $26K more on average, and the second group earns $20K more.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Supply Chain Analyst


Known for taking on a considerable number of Supply Chain Analysts, 3M Company, The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation, PepsiCo Inc, and Benco Dental Co are leading firms in the industry. Employees at Northrop Grumman Corporation enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $62K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $45K and higher ones not far away at only $77K.

Popular Skills for Supply Chain Analyst


Survey results imply that Supply Chain Analysts deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Lucky workers who know Materials Requirement Planning can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 25 percent above average. Logistics and Project Management are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 8 percent and 25 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include 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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. 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. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $66K. As Supply Chain Analysts reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $71K.

Pay Difference by Location


San Jose offers some of the highest pay in the country for Supply Chain Analysts, 21 percent above the national average. Supply Chain Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+19 percent), Columbus (+16 percent), St. Louis (+11 percent), and Dallas (+9 percent). With compensation 10 percent below the national average, Milwaukee is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers in Los Angeles and St. Paul also lean toward paying below-median salaries (8 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

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What is it like working as a Supply Chain Analyst?

Supply Chain Analyst in The Woodlands:
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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 25%


Logistics
up arrow 8%

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
up arrow 4%

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
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Supply Chain
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Forecasting
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Inventory Management
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SQL
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National Average
$56,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
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Purchasing
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 5%

Inventory Control
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 255 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 8%
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