Supply Chain Managers

6.7/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
38%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
8.4%
by 2031
WAGES
$98,230
or $47.22 hourly
VOLUME
144,640
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 38% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Supply Chain Managers' job openings is expected to rise 8.4% by 2031
'Supply Chain Managers' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Supply Chain Managers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Supply Chain Managers' was $98,230, or $47.22 hourly
'Supply Chain Managers' are paid 114.7% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as supply chain managers?

As of 2021 there were 144,640 people employed as Supply Chain Managers within the United States.
This represents around 0.10% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 974 people are employed as Supply Chain Managers.

Job description

Direct or coordinate production, purchasing, warehousing, distribution, or financial forecasting services or activities to limit costs and improve accuracy, customer service, or safety. Examine existing procedures or opportunities for streamlining activities to meet product distribution needs. Direct the movement, storage, or processing of inventory.

SOC Code: 11-3071.04

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