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Supply Chain Planner Demographics in the US

The average employee age for supply chain planners is 46 years. The supply chain planner workforce reached a whopping 39,359 in 2020!

Among supply chain planners, we discovered that 42.6% of them are women, while 52.2% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among supply chain planners is White, which makes up 70.2% of all supply chain planners. Comparatively, there are 11.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.3% of the Asian ethnicity.

Supply Chain Planner Statistics and Facts in the US

After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 39,359 supply chain planners currently employed in the United States.
  • 42.6% of all supply chain planners are women, while only 52.2% are men.
  • The average age of an employed supply chain planner is 46 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of supply chain planners is White (70.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (11.5%) and Asian (8.3%).
  • The majority of supply chain planners are located in TX, Houston and IL, Chicago.
  • Supply chain planners are most in-demand in Chicago, IL.
  • Supply chain planners are paid an average annual salary of $71,838.
  • Santa Rosa, CA pays an annual average wage of $101,336, the highest in the US.
  • Supply chain planners average starting salary is $52,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 93% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid supply chain planners earn as much as $98,000 or more.
  • Washington is the best state for supply chain planners to live.
  • Supply chain planners are more likely to work at public companies in comparison to private companies.

Supply Chain Planner Statistics by Race

The most common ethnicity among supply chain planners is White, which makes up 70.2% of all supply chain planners. Comparatively, there are 11.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.3% of the Asian ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 70.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 11.5%
  • Asian, 8.3%
  • Black or African American, 7.3%
  • Unknown, 2.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.6%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Supply Chain Planners

The chart below shows that 35.9% of supply chain planners speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Mandarin at 12.0% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 9.8%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 35.9%
  • Mandarin, 12.0%
  • Chinese, 9.8%
  • French, 7.6%
  • Cantonese, 7.6%
  • Other, 27.1%

Types of Supply Chain Planner Degree Levels

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for supply chain planners. The most common degree for supply chain planners is bachelor's degree. In fact, 68% of supply chain planners earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 13% and rounding it off is associate degree with 10%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 68%
  • Masters degree, 13%
  • Associate degree, 10%
  • High School Diploma degree, 2%
  • Other Degrees, 7%

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Supply Chain Planner Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Supply Chain Planner Work In

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

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Public

Private

Top Industries Hiring Supply Chain Planners

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

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Manufacturing

Fortune 500

Technology

Retail

Pharmaceutical

Supply Chain Planner Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as supply chain planners. Keep reading to find out what the results for supply chain planners were.

Supply Chain Planner Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among supply chain planners.

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

Supply Chain Planner Gender Over Time

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

Male
Female
66%
63%
61%
58%
56%
53%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Supply Chain Planner 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 planners changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Average Age of a Supply Chain Planner Based On Race And Gender

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

Male
Female

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

By looking over 1,833 supply chain planners resumes, we figured out that the average supply chain planner enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 34%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Supply Chain Planner Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of supply chain planner employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of supply chain planners is 40+ years old, which represents 70% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Supply Chain Planner 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 agronomy research manager have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Early Childhood Services Coordinator11%86%
Community Health Nursing Director12%86%
Parent Educator12%83%
Supply Chain Planner52%43%
Project Superintendent94%3%
Agronomy Research Manager94%4%
Pipeline Superintendent95%3%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Pipeline Superintendent
Agronomy Research Manager
Project Superintendent
Supply Chain Planner
Parent Educator
Community Health Nursing Director
Early Childhood Services Coordinator
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

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Supply Chain Planner Gender Pay Gap

male-income
Male Income
$68,851
female-income
Female Income
$63,832

Supply Chain Planner Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and White men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$76,219
$73,220
$70,221
$67,222
$64,224
$61,225
$58,226
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Supply Chain Planner Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$60,421
Some College/ Associate Degree$63,532
Bachelor's Degree$73,220
Master's Degree$81,620
Doctorate Degree$87,583

Supply Chain Planner Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$95,855
$87,583
$79,311
$71,039
$62,767
$54,495
$46,223
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

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Supply Chain Planner Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a supply chain planner can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of supply chain planners is $108,186. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Supply Chain Planners Earn The Most?

The map here shows where supply chain planners 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 Planners Located?

By looking through more than 1,833 resumes, we found that the most popular places for supply chain planners are TX, Houston and IL, Chicago.

Number of Supply Chain Planners

Where Are Supply Chain Planners In High Demand?

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

Jobs Openings