Supply Chain Planner Salary

Supply Chain Planners in the United States take home approximately $59K annually on average. Final cash compensation to Supply Chain Planners varies from around $40K to approximately $86K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $8K and $7K, respectively. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the company, though geography and years of experience have a (lesser) impact as well. Men make up a slight majority of Supply Chain Planners (53 percent) who responded to the survey. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$41,274 - $82,221
(Median)
$41K
$59K
$82K
MEDIAN: $58,885
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$14.43 - $31.23
(Median)
$14
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$41,274 - $82,221  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,931  
Profit Sharing
$243.61 - $6,965  
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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$40,448 - $85,700  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,055
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.43 - $31.23  
   
Overtime
$20.63 - $42.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,931  
   
Profit Sharing
$243.61 - $6,965  
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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$40,448 - $85,700  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 104

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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.

Common Career Paths for Supply Chain Planner


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It's not very common for Supply Chain Planners to move on to become Demand Planning Managers. Average pay for a Demand Planning Manager is $86K annually. A more likely transition for Supply Chain Planners is Supply Chain Manager or Demand Planner.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Supply Chain Planner


Salary cannot be beat at Johnson & Johnson, where median pay comes to $89K. The range seems somewhat confined, however; the lower end sits at $67K, and the higher end is not far away at $110K.

Popular Skills for Supply Chain Planner


Supply Chain Planners report using a deep pool 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 7 percent and 10 percent. Those educated in Inventory Management tend to be well versed in Supply Chain, 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.


Supply Chain Planners with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $54K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $63K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Supply Chain Planners make a median salary of $65K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $67K.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Supply Chain Planners, San Jose offers exceptional salaries, 36 percent above the national average. Supply Chain Planners can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Irvine (+30 percent), New York (+21 percent), Boston (+16 percent), and Los Angeles (+14 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 16 percent south of the national average, can be found in Pittsburgh. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Cincinnati (15 percent less) and Charlotte (9 percent less).

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Experience Affects Supply Chain Planner Salaries




National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Supply Chain Planner Salaries





Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
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SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
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Inventory Management
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
$59,000

Data Analysis
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Purchasing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 242 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 6%