Supply chain salaries to increase nearly 3% in 2017

Ajilon Professional Staffing recently conducted a survey that indicated salaries for supply chain executives will increase by 2.9 percent in 2017, a jump from the 2 percent projection for 2016, reported Logistics Management.

The average base salaries for supply chain managers and logistics managers — some of the highest demanded positions — were $111,994 and $104,705, respectively.

The fastest-growing positions included demand planners, who had a salary range of $50,649 to $86,160, and purchasing and procurement clerks, who reported salaries ranging from$32,051 to $54,397.

"We're continuing to see an increase in demand for supply chain and logistics talent. Thanks to advancements in digital technology and an increased focus on supply chain risk and globalization, supply chains are expanding in scope and the need for top talent has increased with it," said Tisha Danehl, vice president of Chicago-based Ajilon.

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