Average Supply Chain Analysts in the United States make around $57K annually. Final cash compensation to Supply Chain Analysts varies from around $41K to approximately $77K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $7K and $6K, respectively. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the particular firm, followed by career duration and geographic location. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. More than half of Supply Chain Analysts (63 percent) survey respondents are men. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$41,859 - $75,349
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$42K
$57K
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MEDIAN: $57,027
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$13.57 - $29.60
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$41,859 - $75,349  
   
Bonus
$150.25 - $7,176  
Profit Sharing
$10.14 - $5,973  
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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$40,640 - $77,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,352
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $29.60  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.44  
Overtime
$21.94 - $42.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$150.25 - $7,176  
   
Profit Sharing
$10.14 - $5,973  
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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$40,640 - $77,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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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 some Supply Chain Analysts move into positions like Director of Supply Chain Management (where the average salary is $121K), this progression is not the norm. 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 $24K more on average, and the second group earns $19K more.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Supply Chain Analyst


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Supply Chain Analysts include The Boeing Company, 3M Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Dell, Inc., and Casestack, Inc. Those at PepsiCo Inc can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $70K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Johnson Controls Inc, Intel Corporation, and 3M Company, where Supply Chain Analysts typically earn around $66K, $64K, or $63K, respectively.

Casestack, Inc., Northrop Grumman Corporation, and SCA Technologies also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $47K, $55K, and $55K-paychecks on average.

Popular Skills for Supply Chain Analyst


Supply Chain Analysts seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, SAP Enterprise Resource Planning, Supply Chain, and SAP Materials Management (SAP MM) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Purchasing. Those familiar with Data Analysis also tend to know 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 many Supply Chain Analysts, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $56K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $64K. Supply Chain Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $68K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $78K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,609

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Supply Chain Analysts, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 18 percent above the national average. Supply Chain Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+15 percent), Houston (+10 percent), Boston (+4 percent), and Baltimore (+2 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 8 percent south of the national average, can be found in St. Paul. Workers in New York and Nashville earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (6 percent less and 5 percent less, respectively).

Supply Chain Analyst Reviews

What is it like working as a Supply Chain Analyst?

Supply Chain Analyst in San Antonio:
"Fun work environment."
Pros: I love the work environment, the people I work with, the importance of what I do, and many other things.
Cons: Pay is relatively low.

Supply Chain Analyst in Birmingham:
"Corporate Culture."
Pros: I enjoy the work I do. Analyzing health care spend to provide potential savings is one way to make health care cheaper in the US.
Cons: I do not appreciate the lack of communication/feedback, and there are not many opportunities to move up in our department. Since going public, our company has become a more "heads down" environment, but upper management is working to fix this.

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
$58,000


Skills That Affect Supply Chain Analyst Salaries


SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
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Supply Chain
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Inventory Management
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SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
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Data Analysis
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Microsoft Office
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SQL
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Business Intelligence
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Microsoft Excel
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Forecasting
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Logistics
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Microsoft Access
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National Average
$58,000

Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 182 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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