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 2016 Jobs 2026 Jobs
Median Pay Low Pay High Pay
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 2,850 +14% $94,855 $55,187 $176,258
All Other Managers 11,621 +10% $74,295 $48,272 $120,538
Logisticians 4,082 +26% $86,151 $53,747 $145,407

*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 2015.4 Class of Worker. 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)

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