Director, Supply Chain Management Salary

Directors of Supply Chain Management in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $119K annually. Total cash compensation for Directors of Supply Chain Management runs from $76K to $174K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $30K and profit sharing that can reach almost $17K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Directors of Supply Chain Management survey respondents are men (76 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Directors of Supply Chain Management, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$77,767 - $155,791
$78K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $120,340
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$10.68 - $61.83
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MEDIAN: $35.52
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$0$179K
Salary $77,767 - $155,791
Bonus $4,798 - $31,017
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $20,000
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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$79,006 - $179,431
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 841
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $10.68 - $61.83
Overtime $21.39
Annual Data $0$179K
Bonus $4,798 - $31,017
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $20,000
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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$79,006 - $179,431
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Job Description for Director, Supply Chain Management

A director of supply chain management manages and organizes all activities related to the products and goods that a business maintains and supplies to its customers. The supply chain manager's role begins with identifying resources and materials and ends with the purchase of goods by customers; it includes steps such as acquisition of the product, production, and distribution.

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Director, Supply Chain Management Tasks

  • Manage relations with vendors, communicating requirements such as quantity, delivery times, and quality.
  • Oversee analysis of supply chain effectiveness, vendor risk, and vendor performance.
  • Work to develop efficient, cost-effective supply chain strategies and manage company inventory.
  • Adapt supply chain to deal with changes in the market and suppliers.

Common Career Paths for Director, Supply Chain Management


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Directors of Supply Chain Management sometimes assume positions such as Senior Director, Supply Chains. That role pays $183K per year on average. As Directors of Supply Chain Management progress in their field, many go on to become VP of Supply Chain Managements. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and pay for the position is usually $165K per year. Another common career choice for Directors of Supply Chain Management is to move into a VP of Operations role. Typically, VPs of Operations get paid $124K.

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Popular Skills for Director, Supply Chain Management


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Performance Management, Strategic Planning, Supplier Management, and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing SAP Materials Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Logistics and Data Analysis also typically command lower compensation. Those who learned Supply Chain also tend to know Strategic Planning and Operations Management. Most people familiar with Inventory Management also know Operations Management and Materials Requirement Planning (MRP).

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Supply Chain Management

Pay by Experience for a Director, Supply Chain Management has a positive trend. An entry-level Director, Supply Chain Management with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 98 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director, Supply Chain Management with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 207 salaries. An experienced Director, Supply Chain Management which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $131,000 based on 422 salaries. A Director, Supply Chain Management with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 280 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $128,751

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

Surpassing the national average by 23 percent, Directors of Supply Chain Management in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Directors of Supply Chain Management can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+21 percent), Portland (+16 percent), San Diego (+16 percent), and Seattle (+15 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 10 percent south of the national average, can be found in Phoenix. Below-median salaries also turn up in Cleveland and Columbus (6 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

Director, Supply Chain Management Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Director, Supply Chain Management?

Director, Supply Chain Management in The Dalles:
Pros: The people I work with as well as negotiations with clients.
Cons: The stress of dealing with surgeons and staying on contract for supplies.

Director, Supply Chain Management in Aspermont:
"Busy!"
Pros: Interaction with various vendors and businesses to bring quality product into the hospital at the best cost savings.
Cons: It can be quite tedious and there are unlimited interruptions making focusing very difficult.

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Key Stats for Director, Supply Chain Management

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 135 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
37%

Experience Affects Director, Supply Chain Management Salaries

▲9%

▲2%

National Average
$129,000

▼14%

▼30%

Skills That Affect Director, Supply Chain Management Salaries



National Average
$129,000

▼1%




Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▼2%



▼6%

Forecasting
▼10%

People Management
▼13%

Data Analysis
▼14%

Logistics
▼16%

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 6%