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Supply Chain Salary and Career Report

Key Findings

Salaries are Solid

Supply chain professionals with a bachelor’s degree reported a median salary of $78,750, which is 24% higher than the national median salary. Those with an associate degree reported a median salary of $67,000, which is also much higher than the national median salary.

Opportunity for Additional Earnings and Significant Raises

91% of respondents received some form of additional cash compensation (bonus, profit sharing) to their salary. The average raise increase received in 2019 was 4.7%, which is higher than the national average of 3.5%.

Gender Gap Continues to Narrow

For the second year in a row, respondents under 30 years of age reported the same median salary regardless of gender. Women 30-39 reported a median salary that is 93% of what men earn. Although still not acceptable, it’s higher than what women on average nationally earn which is 82% of what men earn.

Benefits Are Good

Almost three-quarters of supply chain professionals are offered paid family/medical leave, and more than 80% receive three weeks or more of vacation time. The majority (79%) of respondents are satisfied with the quality of their benefits.

Supply Chain Professionals Are Happy With Their Careers

Nearly all (88%) have a positive outlook on their career, and most (85%) would recommend supply chain as a career path to others.

APICS Certification Pays Off

Those with at least one APICS certification reported 21% higher median salary than those without a certification and 18% higher than those with a non-APICS certifications.

Communication Is Key

Leadership skills are key to success in a supply chain career,
particularly communication and one’s ability to collaborate
with others.

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Know Someone Interested in Supply Chain?

With one in four Americans unemployed due to the coronavirus pandemic, odds are you know someone who is looking for a new career. ASCM has gathered resources for those interested in exploring the supply chain field. You can be a supply chain hero by pointing them to this information.

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