Supply Chain Analyst Salary (United States)

About two-thirds of Supply Chain Analysts report less than five years' experience, making for a field full of relatively fresh workers who earn around $55,791 annually on average. Compensation starts at $40,120 and can reach $77,665 per year. Cash earnings—which sometimes include up to $7,695 from bonuses and more than $5,876 from profit sharing—stretch from around $40,969 to approximately $74,957. This group's pay is mainly influenced by location, followed by the specific employer and tenure. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to the vast majority, and a majority earn vision coverage. Most Supply Chain Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. This outline is derived from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Supply Chain Analyst Salary (?
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$40,969 - $74,957
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Supply Chain Analyst Salary (?
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,969 - $74,957  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,695  
Profit Sharing
$408.51 - $5,876  
Total Pay (?
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$40,120 - $77,665  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,466
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
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$13.32 - $28.78  
   
Overtime
$18.10 - $40.85  
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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$0.00 - $7,695  
   
Profit Sharing
$408.51 - $5,876  
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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$40,120 - $77,665  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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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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As Supply Chain Analysts transition into upper-level roles, they usually see a strong upturn in salary. For instance, it is not uncommon for a Supply Chain Manager to earn an extra $27K per year than his or her lower-level colleagues. Materials Managers or Procurement Managers are common next-step roles for Supply Chain Analysts moving up in the field, where annual pay increases by $10,631 or $20K, respectively.

Supply Chain Analyst Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Supply Chain Analyst

With a median salary of $60,285, 3M Company offers Supply Chain Analysts the highest pay in their field; however, earnings are capped at $69K, limiting employee salary growth.
The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is Benco Dental Co, where the median salary is just $40,439. The Boeing Company and PepsiCo Inc also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $58,060 and $58,983-paychecks on average.

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 (SAP MM), SQL, and Supply Chain are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 11 percent, 7 percent, 6 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Inventory Control. 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

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For many Supply Chain Analysts, experience and pay seem to be weakly connected; experience does not necessarily lead to more money. Starting out, salaries are typically $53K, which grows to $62K after five to 10 years. After spending one to two decades on the job, pay usually hovers around $66K. Salary increase slows as Supply Chain Analysts pass 20 years in their field, with average salaries hovering around $67K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 12 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 11 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than five. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; most of respondents fit between this range.

Pay Difference By Location

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$56,000
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For Supply Chain Analysts, working in the bustling city of San Jose has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Supply Chain Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+18 percent), St. Louis (+12 percent), Dallas (+10 percent), and Columbus (+10 percent). In Pittsburgh, salaries are 16 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in Omaha (-12 percent) and Phoenix (-8 percent).

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Experience Affects Supply Chain Analyst Salaries

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$56,000

Skills That Affect Supply Chain Analyst Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
37%
female alumni
 
Male
63%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 8%
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