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 Pay Gap For Supply Chain Manager
Women Earn 93¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men
Supply Chain Manager Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the supply chain manager position over time.
Supply Chain Manager Gender By Year
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.
|Community Health Nursing Director||7%||93%|
|Early Childhood Services Coordinator||7%||93%|
|Tourist Home Keeper||8%||92%|
|Supply Chain Manager||75%||25%|
|Agronomy Research Manager||98%||2%|
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|
|Hispanic or Latino||12.1%|
|Black or African American||7.1%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.6%|
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.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Supply Chain Manager Race By Year
|Year||White||Black or African American||Asian||Hispanic or Latino|
Supply Chain Manager Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$106,451|
|Hispanic or Latino||$109,426|
Supply Chain Manager JOBS
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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.
Supply Chain Manager Age By Race
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|Black or African American||49||47|
|Hispanic or Latino||44||44|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||51||49|
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.
Supply Chain Manager Age
|Supply Chain Manager Years||Percentages|
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|
|High School Diploma||2%|
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Supply Chain Manager Wage Gap By Education
|High School Diploma or Less||$96,396|
|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.
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
Supply Chain Manager Jobs By Employer Size
|< 50 employees||1%|
|50 - 100 employees||0%|
|100 - 500 employees||3%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||5%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||30%|
|> 10,000 employees||60%|
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.
Supply Chain Manager Jobs By Sector
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.
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|
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
Supply Chain Manager Tenure
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||10%|
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 Title||LGBT||Job Openings|
|Assistant Engineering Manager||8.13%||55,238|
|Supply Chain Manager||8.41%|
|Continuing Education Dean||14.77%||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
Supply Chain Manager Jobs
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