Inventory Analyst Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Inventory Analyst is $48,554 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Inventory Analyst Total Pay (?
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$35,785 - $64,721
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MEDIAN: $48,554
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Inventory Analyst Total Pay (?
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$12.00 - $23.21
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,785 - $64,721  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,476  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $5,522  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,099 - $64,619  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 740
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $23.21  
   
Overtime
$15.84 - $35.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,476  
   
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $5,522  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$32,099 - $64,619  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 740
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Job Description for Inventory Analyst

An inventory analyst is responsible for handling the challenges posed by managing an inventory. A wide set of skills is necessary for this position. First and foremost the analyst must have exceptional technical knowledge. Armed with customer purchasing habits for stores and regions, the inventory analyst uses statistical analyses to determine the proper inventory levels for stores. Once an appropriate inventory level is determined, the analyst must set orders into motion and ensure that the inventory levels are consistently met. Additionally, the inventory analyst must use exceptional communication skills to effectively work with everyone who contributes to inventory shipment. The inventory analyst must order inventory from the company's suppliers and then work with suppliers to track the shipments. If shipping issues arise, the inventory analyst must work with the suppliers to appropriately resolve the situation.
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Inventory Analyst Tasks
  • Develop and implement solutions to improve inventory turnover and dealer replenishment.
  • Manage inventory, delivery dates and fill rates for assigned suppliers.
  • Maintain online systems accurately reflect order and supplier information.
  • Anticipate potential backorder cases and work closely with suppliers and management to find other sources or expedite the product.
  • Execute purchasing and order placement.

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Pay by Experience Level for Inventory Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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Chicago
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Philadelphia
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New York
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$47,000
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Experience Affects Inventory Analyst Salaries

National Average
$47,000

Skills That Affect Inventory Analyst Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Data Analysis
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Inventory Management
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Microsoft Access
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National Average
$47,000
Inventory Control
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Gender

Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%
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