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Supply Chain Manager Salary

The majority of Supply Chain Managers in the United States — just over a half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $51K to $123K per year, and the median is $82K per year. With bonuses occasionally running north of $18K, profit sharing proceeds sometimes surpassing $15K, and a few commissions as high as $50K, total income for Supply Chain Managers can range between $51K and $123K according to individual performance. While the particular city and tenure impact pay for this group, the particular firm is the most influential factor. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Supply Chain Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. For the most part, Supply Chain Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$50,928 - $113,918
(Median)
$51K
$82K
$110K
MEDIAN: $81,708
10%
50%
90%

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$13.35 - $37.87
(Median)
$13
$22
$38
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,928 - $113,918  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,732  
Profit Sharing
$508 - $14,521  
Commission
$0.00 - $49,665  
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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$50,708 - $123,099  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,783
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$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.35 - $37.87  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $50.15  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,732  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $49,665  
Profit Sharing
$508 - $14,521  
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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$50,708 - $123,099  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109

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Job Description for Supply Chain Manager

A supply chain manager oversees and coordinates key parts of the franchise supply chain. The three main job responsibilities of a supply chain manager include promoting teamwork between the sales team and customer service team, developing and maintaining policies on general logistics and procedures, and maintaining overall inventory based on demand. A supply chain manager is in direct communication with suppliers and should be able to analyze cost effectiveness of current contracts. They must provide leadership and guidance to a team of store managers within the supply chain.

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Supply Chain Manager Tasks

  • Optimize inventory and supply chain activities and documentation for productivity.
  • Select, evaluate, and foster collaborative relationships with suppliers.
  • Design, implement, and refine production system from materials to product shipment.
  • Review employee schedules, tasks, and performance for productivity.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Supply Chain Manager


Known for taking on a considerable number of Supply Chain Managers, Apple Computer, Inc, U.S. Army, Hewlett-Packard Company, Lockheed Martin Corp, and U.S. Air Force (USAF) are leading firms in the industry. Apple Computer, Inc offers the largest salaries in town ($131K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $95K to $179K. Supply Chain Managers can also look forward to large paychecks at Lam Research Incorporated ($122K), Dow Chemical Co ($122K), and Eaton Corporation ($112K).

Other low-paying employers include U.S. Marine Corps at $55K and U.S. Army at $60K, though some Supply Chain Managers there earn up to $102K.

Popular Skills for Supply Chain Manager


Supply Chain Managers report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Negotiation, Strategic Planning, and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 14 percent and 15 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Purchasing, Microsoft Excel, and Inventory Management. It is often found that people who know Inventory Management are also skilled in Logistics, Forecasting, and Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Supply Chain Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $68K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $87K. For Supply Chain Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $97K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $93K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Supply Chain Managers, busy San Jose offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 40 percent above the national average. Supply Chain Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+29 percent), St. Louis (+18 percent), Philadelphia (+13 percent), and Atlanta (+9 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Denver, 12 percent below the national average. Cincinnati and Los Angeles are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 7 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Supply Chain Manager Salaries




National Average
$85,000


Skills That Affect Supply Chain Manager Salaries







Operations Management
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Forecasting
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Data Analysis
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Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
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National Average
$85,000

Logistics
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 537 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 7%