Supply Chain Career Opportunities
As a graduate of the Supply Chain Operations Management program, you'll be sought after by national and international companies. Careers in supply chain management may include:
- Strategic sourcing and procurement
- International logistics
- Distribution and warehouse management
- Demand and supply planning
- Quality management
- Operations management
- Supply chain analytics
- Global supply chain management
Many of our Supply Chain majors receive job offers during their senior year, and 100% begin employment within three months of graduation. Our graduates have gone on to work at PepsiCo, Tesla, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Harley-Davidson, T.E. Connectivity, AT&T, Amazon, WellSpan Health, AstraZeneca, and a number of other organizations nationwide.
Supply Chain Management Salary
Wondering how much a person working in supply chain operations and management earns? According to ACSM's 2021 Supply Chain Salary and Career Report, "A typical starting salary for individuals entering the supply chain field is $60,000." The median salary for supply chain management professionals in the U.S., at a managerial level, is $86,000, with top earners reaching salaries over $175,000.
Benefits of a Degree in Supply Chain Operations
If you are interested in business and looking for a degree with great career potential, a bachelor's in supply chain operations management can open the door to a long and lucrative career path. Some of the many benefits of this degree include:
Employment Opportunities: Demand for supply chain professionals is expected to grow at a rate of 6% over the next ten years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Every year, hundreds of thousands of high-paying jobs go unfilled due to lack of qualified applicants. Entry-level supply chain professionals often receive promotions early in their careers, allowing them to move quickly into upper-level management.
Job Stability: Supply chain management is one of the few fields that experience growth even during times of recession (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics).
Career Flexibility: This degree does not bind you to a particular industry or a specific role within the supply chain field. You can work in any industry, such as supply chain consulting, manufacturing, healthcare administration, distribution and logistics, warehousing, just to name a few.
Travel Opportunities: Many supply chain management jobs provide opportunitiies for national or international travel.