Supply Chain Management

Logistics technicians/managers: plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution of goods and services; create strategies and develop forecasting plans to keep sufficient inventory by working as the principal liaison between company and supplier; and verify goods are reaching their destination in a timely manner. Supply chain managers: provide guidance on selection of suppliers; analyze pricing trends that may affect the timing of purchases; organize the activities involved with the distribution of the goods that a company provides to its customers; and manage the process of locating and securing materials.

(Source: East Harris County Manufacturers Association)

Description 2013 Jobs 2016 Jobs
(Projected)
Median Pay
(Hourly)
Low Pay
(Hourly)
High Pay
(Hourly)
Transportation Managers 3,045 3,828 $44.64 $22.22 $84.50
Storage Managers 3,045 3,828 $44.64 $22.22 $84.50
Distribution Managers 3,045 3,828 $44.64 $22.22 $84.50
Managers, All Other 45,473 49,656 $35.65 $22.12 $54.34
Logisticians 3,618 4,320 $41.11 $25.05 $65.77

*Jobs for recently announced petrochemical projects not yet included.
Source: QCEW (Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages) Employees, Non-QCEW Employees, Self-Employed & Extended Proprietors – EMSI 2013.4 Class of Worker BETA. Job and wage information drawn from counties touching a 100-mile radius of Baytown, Texas.

Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Programs of Study

  • Associate of Applied Science, Logistics and Supply Chain Management – LOG2
  • Certificate of Completion, Logistics and Supply Chain Management – LOG1

General Requirements

Completion of the degree program for manager-level jobs generally requires at least 4 years but not more than 5 years of full-time equivalent academic work. Other positions may only require a certificate of completion. (Source: Texas Workforce Commission)