An Inventory Assistant earns an average wage of $12.66 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.

$17,311 - $70,957
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MEDIAN: $35,522
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$10.07 - $16.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$17,311 - $70,957  
   
Total Pay (?
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$19,118 - $39,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $16.89  
   
Overtime
$18.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Total Pay (?
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$19,118 - $39,844  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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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

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

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Key Stats for Inventory Assistant

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
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Experience Affects Inventory Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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