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Supply Chain Management Schools

As a professor or instructor of supply chain management classes at one of the 147 accredited supply chain management schools in the country, you play a notable role in shaping the education, and, in effect, the future of this growing field. Below are charts, statistics and analysis of the trends in supply chain management academia which includes supply chain management training at the following levels:

  • Supply Chain Management Certificate
  • Associates degree in Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelors degree in Supply Chain Management
  • Masters degree in Supply Chain Management


Professional Trends

National Employment growth for Supply chain management professionals

79,570 90,340 98,590 100,420 104,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Dark Yellow: Actual Values

There were 104,800 supply chain management professionals working in the US in 2010. This number has grown by 32% over the course of the past 4 years.

And the growth for all careers between the years 2006 and 2010 was 1%.

National Salary percentiles for Supply chain management professionals

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The median yearly salary earned by supply chain management professionals, in 2010, was $70,800. The national median salary for all professions, was $68,155 in the same year. Thus, the median yearly salary for supply chain management professionals in the US was 8% more than the national median salary for all professions.

National Median Salary Growth For Supply Chain Management

$63,430 $64,250 $66,480 $67,960 $70,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Salaries

Between the years 2006 and 2010, salaries for supply chain management professionals have grown by 12%.

Educational Trends

National Supply Chain Management Student enrollment growth by degree

939 908 946 1,033 1,001
1,035 1,036 1,185 1,384 1,522
0 2 0 1 0
427 367 323 329 461
295 346 432 389 573
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Associate's Degree in Supply Chain Management
  • Blue: Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management
  • Red: Doctorates Degree in Supply Chain Management
  • Light blue: Master's Degree in Supply Chain Management
  • Grey: Certificate in Supply Chain Management

We are seeing a rapid change in the career outlook for supply chain management professionals. And the story on the educational front is similar. In 2006, 2,696 students graduated from supply chain management degree programs in the US. In 2010, 3,557 students graduated from supply chain management schools.

This represents a 32% change in the number of graduates. This growth in the number of students graduating from supply chain management courses is greater than the change nationally for students graduating from institutions for higher education in general, which has been a 12% growth from 2006 to 2010.

Supply Chain Management Programs offered Nationwide


The number of schools offering supply chain management programs has decreased.

Supply Chain Management Faculty Salaries

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