Earnings for VPs of Supply Chain Management in the United States come in at around $155K annually on average. In the world of VPs of Supply Chain Management, total cash compensation can vary between $124K and $273K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $69K and $30K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most VPs of Supply Chain Management report high levels of job satisfaction. Most VPs of Supply Chain Management survey respondents are men (79 percent). This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$111,142 - $220,722
MEDIAN: $155,428

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$111,142 - $220,722  
$10,137 - $69,014  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $30,000  
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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).
$123,596 - $273,088  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 242
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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Supply Chain Management

Vice presidents (VPs) of supply chain management are responsible for managing all crucial aspects of the supply chain processes in their company. They are in charge of overseeing their correct functioning and motivating a group of individuals to achieve company goals in a timely manner. They interact with vendors, find innovative solutions to supply chain issues, and report their progress to the supply chain president or supervisor in their department. In all tasks, vice presidents of supply chain management must follow strict regulations regarding supply chain processes and strive to minimize use of company resources while maximizing profitability.


Vice President (VP), Supply Chain Management Tasks

  • Maintain compliance and minimize company risk in regards to environment, health, and safety (EH&S).
  • Develop supply chain management best practices in areas such as systems integration and optimization, inventory control, and demand planning.
  • Develop company supply chain strategy that meets company performance objectives and customer expectations.
  • Optimize routines to ensure delivery of supplies and improve supply chain metrics in terms of cost and service.

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Popular Skills for Vice President (VP), Supply Chain Management

Survey results suggest that VPs of Supply Chain Management put a wide range of professional skills to use. Fortunate workers who know Operations Management can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 22 percent above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Inventory Management and Contract Negotiation. Most people skilled in Logistics are similarly competent in Contract Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for Vice President (VP), Supply Chain Management

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

Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for VPs of Supply Chain Management — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $128K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $156K. VPs of Supply Chain Management with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $180K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $189K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $179,939

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

With a pay rate for VPs of Supply Chain Management that is 39 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. VPs of Supply Chain Management can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+19 percent), San Diego (+18 percent), Chicago (+13 percent), and New York (+13 percent). In Boston, salaries are 14 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Indianapolis and Atlanta are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 14 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Supply Chain Management Salaries

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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Supply Chain Management Salaries

Operations Management
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Contract Negotiation
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.


21 %
79 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 7%