Supply Chain Manager Salary

For Supply Chain Managers, yearly average wages total $79K annually. Including potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission — peaking near $16K, $15K, and $20K, respectively — total cash payment to Supply Chain Managers can bottom out near $49K or top out at around $120K. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the company, but geography and tenure are influential factors as well. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Supply Chain Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Supply Chain Managers is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$50,301 - $112,173
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$79K
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MEDIAN: $78,752
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$14.72 - $34.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,301 - $112,173  
   
Bonus
$812 - $16,373  
Profit Sharing
$51.06 - $14,848  
Commission
$2,517 - $19,866  
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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$49,103 - $120,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,333
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.72 - $34.30  
   
Overtime
$5.30 - $48.48  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$812 - $16,373  
   
Commission
$2,517 - $19,866  
Profit Sharing
$51.06 - $14,848  
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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$49,103 - $120,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Supply Chain Manager


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Supply Chain Managers who go on to become VPs of Supply Chain Management may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for VPs of Supply Chain Management is $165K annually. Directors of Supply Chain Management or Senior Supply Chain Managers are common next-step roles for Supply Chain Managers moving up in their careers; annual pay for Directors of Supply Chain Management is $41K higher on average, and it's $38K higher for Senior Supply Chain Managers.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Supply Chain Manager


Apple Computer, Inc, Hewlett-Packard Company, U.S. Marine Corps, Intel Corporation, and U.S. Air Force (USAF) are all popular places to work. Employees of Apple Computer, Inc can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $131K; however, pay is widely dispersed from bottom to top, ranging from $95K to $172K. Other leaders in compensation levels are Dow Chemical Co at $122K, Northrop Grumman Corporation at $121K, and Lam Research Incorporated, where Supply Chain Managers annually earn $118K.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at U.S. Marine Corps ($58K), St. Vincent Charity Hospital ($58K), and General Electric Co (GE) ($67K).

Popular Skills for Supply Chain Manager


Survey results imply that Supply Chain Managers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Strategic Planning, Materials Requirement Planning, ERP, and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 10 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Purchasing, Microsoft Excel, and Inventory Management. Skill sets containing Supply Chain also tend to include Logistics. Most people familiar with Inventory Management also know Forecasting, Logistics, and Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Supply Chain Manager

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


Supply Chain Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $65K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $83K. Supply Chain Managers see a median salary of $92K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Supply Chain Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $93K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,334

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

For Supply Chain Managers, San Jose provides a pay rate that is 48 percent greater than the national average. Supply Chain Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Atlanta (+19 percent), San Francisco (+15 percent), Philadelphia (+14 percent), and New York (+9 percent). In Miami, salaries are 15 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

Supply Chain Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Supply Chain Manager?

Supply Chain Manager in Mauldin:
`"$No, it was dealing with Electrical Engineering."`
Pros: Researching information for the project we selected. Then it I presented in a Power point format of what I've learned.
Cons: I fail to understand the purpose of selection to pursue a full time job out of this intern.

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Key Stats for Supply Chain Manager

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 287 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Supply Chain Manager Salaries

▲16%

▲14%

▲3%

National Average
$80,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Supply Chain Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 287 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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