“They paint a picture of an industry with stellar opportunities, including a median salary for supply chain professionals of $86K, 38% above the national number, & a typical starting salary for industry newcomers of $60K.” https://www.supplychainbrain.com/blogs/1-think-tank/post/33902-the-supply-chain-industrys-dilemma-great-career-too-few-candidates “After the recruiting process, I received 7 offers…$ in SCM are going up & avg $10-20K higher than entry-level...
AI will have a great impact on SCM. However, one thing often not mentioned is the attitude of hiring managers, as many do not have a full understanding of the AI skill sets of graduating students. Our SCM students told us many times that their hiring managers valued only the traditional Excel capabilities (lookup functions, pivot tables, etc. – that is NOT AI), & they greatly overlooked the opportunities from other analytical solutions (skill sets that our students have).Sime Curkovic