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Inventory Assistant Salary

An Inventory Assistant earns an average wage of $13.71 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Inventory Control is associated with high pay for this job.

$22,203 - $48,722
(Median)
$22K
$31K
$49K
MEDIAN: $31,008
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$8.85 - $17.53
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,203 - $48,722  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
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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$20,167 - $42,688  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.85 - $17.53  
   
Overtime
$14.72 - $27.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
   
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).
)
$20,167 - $42,688  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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Job Description for Inventory Assistant

Inventory assistants support inventory clerks in performing inventory-related tasks in their department. They help with incoming items, logging items and moving them to their proper location in the facility. Inventory assistants may also create orders when new inventory is needed and perform checks on current inventory to ensure proper counts. They must report any errors or issues to the inventory clerk as soon as possible. Inventory assistants typically work with other inventory assistants and inventory clerks, and they must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

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Inventory Assistant Tasks

  • Generate reports on inventory balance and shortages.
  • Count merchandise in stock and post totals to inventory records.
  • Coordinate with shipping to ensure all receiving shipments are moving in and out of warehouse as scheduled.
  • Load and unload trucks.

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Experience Affects Inventory Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 26%
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