FOR RELEASE: May 11, 2006
|Media Contact:||Jean McHale|
|ISM Public Relations|
|800/888-6276, Ext. 3143|
TEMPE, Ariz., May 11, 2006 — The world's largest supply management organization, Institute for Supply Management™, this month releases analysis of its first comprehensive salary survey. The summary report, "2006 ISM Salary Survey Results," is available to the public and a detailed report is available to ISM members and available for purchase by nonmembers at www.ism.ws.
ISM surveyed supply management professionals in the United States during January and February 2006, achieving a 14 percent response rate. Information on salary, bonuses and stock options was gathered from a total of 1,223 respondents and examined through multiple breakdowns including job title, years of experience, education level, certification status and buying responsibility.
ISM's salary survey established average salaries (for the 2005 calendar year) for the following job titles:
Additional summary report details include:
ISM will benchmark future salary and compensation surveys against this initial endeavor. "One beneficial outcome of a study such as this is that it identifies issues that can be examined through a prism of past as well as present realities of the profession," says ISM CEO Paul Novak, C.P.M.
A Summary Report "2006 ISM Salary Survey Results" is available to ISM members and nonmembers. A 14-page full report is available free of charge to ISM members and can be purchased online for $199 by nonmembers. For further information visit ISM at www.ism.ws.
As the oldest and largest supply management institute in the world, the mission of Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is to lead supply management. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence, influence building and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — ISM continues to extend the global impact of supply management. ISM's membership base includes more than 40,000 supply management professionals in 75 countries. Supply management professionals are responsible for trillions of dollars in the purchases of products and services annually. ISM is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).