An average Supply Chain Analyst in the United States can expect to take home roughly $58K per year. Total cash compensation for Supply Chain Analysts runs from $41K to $78K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $8K and profit sharing that can reach almost $6K. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration and location. Supply Chain Analysts who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 64 percent. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$42,194 - $75,683
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MEDIAN: $57,626
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$13.74 - $29.16
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$42,194 - $75,683  
   
Bonus
$25.53 - $7,688  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,970  
Total Pay (?
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$40,802 - $77,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,360
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.74 - $29.16  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.44  
Overtime
$21.83 - $41.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$25.53 - $7,688  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,970  
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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$40,802 - $77,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 130

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Supply Chain Analyst


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Though not the most common occurrence, Supply Chain Analysts sometimes become Directors of Supply Chain Management, where the average income is $122K per year. Career advancement for the typical Supply Chain Analyst often leads to becoming a Supply Chain Manager or a Senior Supply Chain Analyst; median salaries in these positions are $24K higher and $19K higher, respectively.

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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, Northrop Grumman Corporation, 3M Company, 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 leaders in compensation levels are Johnson Controls Inc at $66K, 3M Company at $66K, and Intel Corporation, where Supply Chain Analysts annually earn $64K.

Employees at Casestack, Inc., SCA Technologies, and Northrop Grumman Corporation can also expect below-average earnings of $47K, $55K, and $56K.

Popular Skills for Supply Chain Analyst


Supply Chain Analysts seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, SQL, Microsoft Office, and SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Purchasing. Those proficient in Data Analysis are, more often than not, 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $56K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $64K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Supply Chain Analysts make a median salary of $68K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $76K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,102

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Supply Chain Analysts will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 20 percent. Supply Chain Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+20 percent), Seattle (+15 percent), Baltimore (+13 percent), and Houston (+8 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 7 percent south of the national average, can be found in Dallas. New York and Nashville are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 7 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively.

Supply Chain Analyst Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Supply Chain Analyst

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 188 votes.
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Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Supply Chain Analyst Salaries




National Average
$58,000


Skills That Affect Supply Chain Analyst Salaries




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National Average
$58,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 188 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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