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How will your supply chain management education stack up?

Here is some information to help you compare your supply chain management education with supply chain management education around the nation. The US has 153 brick and mortar supply chain management schools.

Top Schools

The top institutions in the US in 2010 that had supply chain management programs were:

  1. University of Southern California - located in Los Angeles, California
  2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology - located in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  3. The University of Texas at Austin - located in Austin, Texas

Student Demographics

In 2010 in the US, 3,557 students graduated with degrees in supply chain management. Of these students, 573 received certifications in supply chain management, 2,523 received an undergraduate degree in supply chain management, and 461 received a graduate-level degree in supply chain management.

Academics

Students can pursue education in supply chain management at the following levels:

  • Associate's Degree in Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management
  • Master's Degree in Supply Chain Management
  • Certificate in Supply Chain Management

During the course of their supply chain management education, students can hope to gain the following skills and/or knowledge:

  • Quality Management
  • Contemporary Marketing Channels
  • Data Analysis
  • Forecasting
  • Corporate Strategy

Cost

Students at supply chain management schools around the nation paid an average of $15,862 in tuition fees per year in 2010. The supply chain management schools that charged students the highest tuition rates were:

  1. University of Southern California - located in Los Angeles, California, students paid $39,183
  2. Lehigh University - located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, students paid $38,630
  3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology - located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, students paid $37,782

The lowest tuition was charged by the following supply chain management schools:

  1. Brigham Young University - located in Provo, Utah, students paid $4,290
  2. California State University-Long Beach - located in Long Beach, California, students paid $4,370
  3. University of Alaska Anchorage - located in Anchorage, Alaska, students paid $4,910

How will your supply chain management job compare?

The highest percentage of supply chain management graduates pursue careers as supply chain managers. In 2010, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 342,960 supply chain managers working in the US. The states with the largest populations of supply chain managers are:

  1. Illinois - 43,790 Supply Chain Managers
  2. California - 38,170 Supply Chain Managers
  3. New Jersey - 19,620 Supply Chain Managers

Projected Growth

The number of supply chain managers is expected to grow the fastest in the following states:

  1. Utah - 18%
  2. Texas - 13%
  3. Virginia - 9%

Salary

In the US, a supply chain manager earns on average $93,320 per year. However, the salary for a supply chain manager can greatly vary based on factors such as experience, shift differentials or seniority. Salaries for supply chain managers range from less than $15,700 per year to more than $164,820 per year. The states with the highest average salary for a supply chain manager are:

  1. Washington DC - $126,340 per year
  2. Delaware - $122,540 per year
  3. California - $122,380 per year

On average, a supply chain manager earns the least in the following states:

  1. Indiana - $65,020 per year
  2. Montana - $69,530 per year
  3. West Virginia - $70,620 per year

 
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supply chain management?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Managers, All Other 342,960 $102,160 0.7%
2
Logisticians 104,800 $73,510 100.7%