Supply Chain Planner Salary

Supply Chain Planners in the United States pull down an average of $59K annually. Total incomes of Supply Chain Planners incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $8K from bonuses and close to $7K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $40K and $85K. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the company, followed by geography and tenure. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Work is enjoyable for Supply Chain Planners, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Male Supply Chain Planners are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 53 percent of the field. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$41,092 - $81,550
(Median)
$41K
$59K
$82K
MEDIAN: $59,004
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$14.66 - $30.92
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$15
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$41,092 - $81,550  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,758  
Profit Sharing
$244.68 - $6,851  
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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$40,280 - $84,508  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,098
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.66 - $30.92  
   
Overtime
$20.22 - $42.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,758  
   
Profit Sharing
$244.68 - $6,851  
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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$40,280 - $84,508  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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Job Description for Supply Chain Planner

A supply chain planner is responsible for ensuring that a company receives the materials or supplies they need quickly, efficiently, and within budget. To do this, they must monitor the company’s inventories and track the performance of current supply methods. Then, the supply chain planners try to find ways to improve that process. Depending on their industry, the supply chain planner may suggest moving warehouses, changing suppliers, or switching transportation methods. In the event of a supply emergency (such as a sudden increase in demand or a shortage of materials), the supply chain planner must also determine how to get new supplies in time to meet deadlines.

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Supply Chain Planner 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.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Supply Chain Planner


Although the highest salaries can be found at Johnson & Johnson where median pay is $89K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $67K and $110K.

Popular Skills for Supply Chain Planner


Supply Chain Planners report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in SAP Enterprise Resource Planning, SAP Production Planning, Forecasting, and Supply Chain are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 9 percent. Most people familiar with Inventory Management also know Materials Requirement Planning (MRP), Data Analysis, and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Supply Chain Planner

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


For many Supply Chain Planners, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $54K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $64K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $66K in this role. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

Pay Difference by Location


For Supply Chain Planners, busy San Jose offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 36 percent above the national average. Supply Chain Planners can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+31 percent), Irvine (+30 percent), New York (+21 percent), and Los Angeles (+16 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Cincinnati, 16 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Milwaukee (14 percent lower) and Atlanta (9 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Supply Chain Planner Salaries




National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Supply Chain Planner Salaries




Supply Chain
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Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
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SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
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Inventory Management
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Data Analysis
0%

Microsoft Office
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National Average
$59,000

Microsoft Excel
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Purchasing
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Strategic Planning
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 220 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 6%
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