Inventory Control Clerk Salary

An Inventory Control Clerk earns an average wage of $13.53 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$25,342 - $46,578
(Median)
$25K
$35K
$47K
MEDIAN: $34,709
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$9.81 - $17.88
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$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,342 - $46,578  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,018  
Profit Sharing
$504  
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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$20,901 - $40,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.81 - $17.88  
   
Overtime
$14.07 - $26.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,018  
   
Profit Sharing
$504  
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).
)
$20,901 - $40,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 677
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Job Description for Inventory Control Clerk

Inventory control clerks manage and coordinate inventory control operations within a business. Their primary responsibility is to ensure that the company’s inventory is both accurate and up to date. They coordinate among various groups to gather inventory information; for example, they work with vendors to get current shipping records, details on expected incoming inventory, and verification of prior shipments. Inventory control clerks also work with customer service professionals and other inventory personnel to give and receive updates on inventory-related issues. Inventory control clerks serve as the primary hub for inventory information and are expected to efficiently gather and distribute information in line with their company’s specific inventory management system or policies. Once accurate inventory has been taken, inventory control clerks address any overages or shortages by recommending modifications to future orders. They also communicate with warehouse personnel to prepare items for display in the store or designate locations for warehouse storage.

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Inventory Control Clerk 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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Pay by Experience Level for Inventory Control Clerk

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,294

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Experience Affects Inventory Control Clerk Salaries




National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Inventory Control Clerk Salaries

Inventory Management
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Cycle Count
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Microsoft Excel
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Inventory Control
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National Average
$30,000

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 162 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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