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Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for supply chain managers in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 65,232 supply chain managers currently employed in the United States.
  • 25.2% of all supply chain managers are women, while 74.8% are men.
  • The average age of an employed supply chain manager is 46 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of supply chain managers is White (69.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (12.1%) and Asian (8.2%).
  • The majority of supply chain managers are located in Houston, TX and Atlanta, GA.
  • Supply chain managers are most in-demand in Boston, MA.
  • Supply chain managers are paid an average annual salary of $108,311.
  • San Francisco, CA pays an annual average wage of $125,476, the highest in the US.
  • Supply chain managers average starting salary is $76,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 93% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid supply chain managers earn as much as $153,000 or more.
  • Vermont is the best state for supply chain managers to live.
  • Supply chain managers are more likely to work at public companies in comparison to private companies.

Supply Chain Manager Statistics By Gender

Among supply chain managers, 25.2% of them are women compared to 74.8% which are men.

  • Male, 74.8%
  • Female, 25.2%

Supply Chain Managers By Gender

Gender  Percentages  
Male74.8%
Female25.2%

Gender Pay Gap For Supply Chain Manager

Women Earn 93¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$115,691
female-income
Female Income
$107,447

Supply Chain Manager Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the supply chain manager position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

Supply Chain Manager Gender By Year

Year  Male  Female  
201077.64%22.36%
201177.89%22.11%
201277.58%22.42%
201378.06%21.94%
201477.23%22.77%
201577.07%22.93%
201676.75%23.25%
201776.16%23.84%
201876.03%23.97%
201974.30%25.70%

Supply Chain Manager Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, pipeline superintendent and station superintendent have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Community Health Nursing Director7%93%
Early Childhood Services Coordinator7%93%
Tourist Home Keeper8%92%
Supply Chain Manager75%25%
Agronomy Research Manager98%2%
Station Superintendent98%2%
Pipeline Superintendent99%1%

Supply Chain Manager Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among supply chain managers is White, which makes up 69.9% of all supply chain managers. Comparatively, there are 12.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.2% of the Asian ethnicity.

  • White, 69.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 12.1%
  • Asian, 8.2%
  • Black or African American, 7.1%
  • Unknown, 2.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.6%

Supply Chain Manager Race

Supply Chain Manager Race  Percentages  
White69.9%
Hispanic or Latino12.1%
Asian8.2%
Black or African American7.1%
Unknown2.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.6%

Supply Chain Manager Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among supply chain managers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Supply Chain Manager Race By Year

Year  White  Black or African American  Asian  Hispanic or Latino  
201073.57%7.42%6.62%10.26%
201173.80%7.49%6.57%9.90%
201272.90%7.49%6.89%10.45%
201372.83%7.18%7.37%10.35%
201471.94%7.42%7.43%10.83%
201571.34%7.58%7.68%11.01%
201671.32%7.35%7.70%11.02%
201770.40%7.37%8.29%11.34%
201870.46%7.23%8.23%11.43%
201969.89%7.13%8.16%12.12%

Supply Chain Manager Wage Gap By Race

Asian supply chain managers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american supply chain managers have the lowest average salary at $106,451.
$122,000
$119,000
$116,000
$113,000
$110,000
$107,000
$104,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$110,041
White$112,392
Black or African American$106,451
Asian$119,535
Hispanic or Latino$109,426

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Average Age of a Supply Chain Manager

We determined the average age of supply chain managers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Supply Chain Manager Age By Race

Race  Male Age  Female Age  
Black or African American4947
Unknown4243
Asian4442
Hispanic or Latino4444
White4847
American Indian and Alaska Native5149

Supply Chain Manager Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of supply chain manager employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of supply chain managers is 40+ years old, which represents 71% of the population.

20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Supply Chain Manager Age

Supply Chain Manager Years  Percentages  
20-30 years5%
30-40 years24%
40+ years71%

Types of Supply Chain Manager Degree Levels

The most common degree for supply chain managers is bachelor's degree 70% of supply chain managers earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 17% and rounding it off is associate degree with 9%.

  • Bachelors, 70%
  • Masters, 17%
  • Associate, 9%
  • High School Diploma, 2%
  • Other Degrees, 2%

Supply Chain Managers By Education

Supply Chain Manager Degree  Percentages  
Bachelors70%
Masters17%
Associate9%
High School Diploma2%
Other Degrees2%

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Supply Chain Manager Wage Gap By Education

Supply chain managers with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $137,711 annually. With a Masters degree, supply chain managers earn a median annual income of $129,925 compared to $115,691 for supply chain managers with an Bachelors degree.
$142,000
$133,000
$124,000
$115,000
$106,000
$97,000
$88,000
High School Diploma or Less
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Doctorate Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
High School Diploma or Less$96,396
Master's Degree$129,925
Bachelor's Degree$115,691
Doctorate Degree$137,711
Some College/ Associate Degree$101,242

Supply Chain Manager Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ supply chain managers. We found that the most common company type is public. In addition, the industry that employs the most supply chain managers is the non profits industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire supply chain managers.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Supply Chain Manager Jobs By Employer Size

Company Size  Percentages  
< 50 employees1%
50 - 100 employees0%
100 - 500 employees3%
500 - 1,000 employees5%
1,000 - 10,000 employees30%
> 10,000 employees60%

The Types Of Companies Supply Chain Manager Work In

Employees with the supply chain manager job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most supply chain managers prefer to work at public companies over private companies.

Public

Private

Government

Supply Chain Manager Jobs By Sector

Company Type  Percentages  
Public73%
Private26%
Government1%

Top Industries Hiring Supply Chain Managers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ supply chain managers. Those industries include non profits, professional and retail.

Fortune 500

Manufacturing

Technology

Retail

Health Care

Supply Chain Manager Turnover And Employment Statistics

Supply Chain Manager Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of supply chain managers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Supply Chain Manager Unemployment Rate By Year

Year  Supply Chain Manager Unemployment Rate  
20104.97%
20114.42%
20123.85%
20133.27%
20142.84%
20152.50%
20162.36%
20172.12%
20182.02%
20191.92%

The Average Number of Years That Supply Chain Manager Stay in a Job

By looking over 12,029 supply chain managers resumes, we figured out that the average supply chain manager enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 35%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Supply Chain Manager Tenure

Number or Years  Percentages  
Less than 1 year10%
1-2 years35%
3-4 years19%
5-7 years18%
8-10 years8%
11+ years11%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Supply Chain Managers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to supply chain managers.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
GIS Manager2.16%20,605
Assistant Engineering Manager8.13%55,238
Supply Chain Manager8.41%
Interim Director10.10%49,433
Docent Coordinator12.85%7,519
Surveillance Manager14.43%1,183
Continuing Education Dean14.77%11,615

Supply Chain Manager LGBT Demographics

Profession  Percentages of LGBT   Job Openings  
GIS Manager2.16%20,605
Assistant Engineering Manager8.13%55,238
Interim Director10.10%49,433
Docent Coordinator12.85%7,519
Surveillance Manager14.43%1,183
Continuing Education Dean14.77%11,615

Foreign Languages Spoken By Supply Chain Managers

The most common foreign language among supply chain managers is Spanish at 38.0%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Mandarin at 8.7% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 8.5%.

  • Spanish, 38.0%
  • Mandarin, 8.7%
  • Chinese, 8.5%
  • French, 8.5%
  • Carrier, 5.6%
  • Other, 30.7%

Supply Chain Manager Languages Spoken

Foreign Language  Percentages  
Spanish38.0%
Mandarin8.7%
Chinese8.5%
French8.5%
Carrier5.6%
Other30.7%

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Supply Chain Manager Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a supply chain manager can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of supply chain managers is $163,113. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Supply Chain Managers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where supply chain managers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Supply Chain Managers Located?

By looking through more than 12,029 resumes, we found that the most popular places for supply chain managers are Houston, TX and Atlanta, GA.

Number of Supply Chain Managers

Where Are Supply Chain Managers In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country supply chain managers are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings