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36.  Supply Chain Management Dir.

2016 best jobs
  • Median Pay: $134,000
  • Top Pay: $181,000
  • 10-year job growth: 7%

A great product isn't always enough for a company to succeed. Sometimes getting materials faster, managing inventory better or finding more flexible suppliers can dramatically improve a company's bottom line. With that in mind, these logistics experts work with a company's vendors to guide the journey of its products from raw materials to delivery.

Quality of life ratings:
Personal satisfaction: B | Benefit to society: B | Telecommuting: B | Low stress: B

Notes: All pay data from Median pay is for an experienced worker (at least five or seven years in the field). Top pay represents the 90th percentile. Job growth is estimated for 2014-24, and based on people working in broader 'job family' from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For more details, see How We Picked the Best Jobs. Sources:, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and CNNMoney research
  @CNNMoney - Last updated May 09 2017 02:13 PM ET

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