Careers in Supply Chain Management

The demand for L/SCM professional continued to rise in 2009. Despite tough economic conditions, graduates in L/SCM majors saw increasing salaries over the 2007 values. In 2008, the average starting salary in the United States for supply chain management positions increased to $48,793. University of Memphis L/SCMgraduate placement in the past five years includes:

  • Federal Express
  • Nike
  • AOL
  • Knight Transportation
  • Old Dominion Freight Line
  • Medtronic
  • Coca-Cola
  • Best Buy

Typical job titles for new graduates include:

  • Buyer
  • Supply chain analyst
  • Operations manager
  • Distribution center manager
  • International logistics manager
  • Transportation analyst
  • Quality control specialist
  • Materials manager