Get a Salary Report for



- Compare Your Salary
- Evaluate a Job Offer


- Price a New Hire
- Give a Raise



- Benchmark Jobs
- Create a Comp Plan

Inventory Control Manager Salary (United States)

Inventory Control Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $51K annually. In the world of Inventory Control Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $6K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $30K and $76K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Male Inventory Control Managers are more common than women; more than half (65 percent) of Inventory Control Managers are men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Inventory Control Managers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Inventory Control Manager Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$35,834 - $75,317
(Median)
36K
43K
51K
65K
75K
MEDIAN: $51,262
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Inventory Control Manager Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$11.47 - $20.25
(Median)
11
15
18
20
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,834 - $75,317  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,869  
Profit Sharing
$203.22 - $6,128  
Commission
$0.00 - $6,104  
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).
)
$30,195 - $75,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 741
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.47 - $20.25  
   
Overtime
$13.96 - $30.76  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,869  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $6,104  
Profit Sharing
$203.22 - $6,128  
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).
)
$30,195 - $75,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 258
Is Inventory Control Manager your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
United States (change)

Job Description for Inventory Control Manager

Inventory control managers oversee inventory levels to ensure that they are neither too high nor too low. They are also responsible for replenishing spent inventory, arranging for the return or disposal, and preventing shrinkage as necessary. Inventory control managers are often found in fields such as retail stores and distribution centers, food service, and manufacturing. Inventory control managers may also be employed by inventory management services, which are hired as contractors by businesses to conduct external audits on store or warehouse inventories; in this role, inventory control managers may coordinate inventory-taking teams.
Read More...
Inventory Control Manager Tasks
  • Maintain accurate inventory counts throughout.
  • Act as a liaison between departments and buyers and determine obsolete stock while optimizing inventory turnover.
  • Implement and execute an inventory replenishment system ensuring proper levels of stock.

Common Career Paths for Inventory Control Manager

Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px   Copy and paste this HTML:
Though it's uncommon, some Inventory Control Managers move into roles as Supply Chain Managers, where pay is usually $83K per year. A more common career path for Inventory Control Managers is stepping into the role of Warehouse Manager or Purchasing Manager.

Inventory Control Manager Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Popular Skills for Inventory Control Manager

Inventory Control Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Inventory Management, Microsoft Excel, Inventory Control, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people skilled in Inventory Control are similarly competent in Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Inventory Control Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Inventory Control Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $41K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $48K. For Inventory Control Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $53K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Inventory Control Managers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median of $59K. More than half of the workforce has between one and nine years of experience. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up slightly less than a third of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than two percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining close to one-seventh.

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
up arrow 44%
Cincinnati
up arrow 40%
Kansas City
up arrow 36%
Miami
up arrow 23%
up arrow 20%
New York
up arrow 18%
Fort Worth
up arrow 16%
Little Rock
up arrow 3%
National Average
$49,000
Chicago
up arrow 1%
Houston
up arrow 3%
up arrow 6%
St. Louis
up arrow 10%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
Home to some of the best pay for Inventory Control Managers, Los Angeles offers exceptional salaries, 44 percent above the national average. Also paying near the top of the field are Cincinnati, Kansas City, Miami, and Seattle, where Inventory Control Managers annually earn 40 percent, 36 percent, 23 percent, and 20 percent more than the national average. Falling short of the national average by 10 percent, the area with the worst salaries is St. Louis. Employers in Dallas and Houston also lean toward paying below-median salaries (6 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

Inventory Control Manager Reviews

What is it like working as an Inventory Control Manager?
Inventory Control Manager in Douglas:
"Inventory Control Manager."
Pros: Meeting new people and getting to know people.
Cons: Not enough time to do all my job duties for all four jobs I do under 40 hours.

Related Job Salaries

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -

Experience Affects Inventory Control Manager Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Inventory Control Manager Salaries

Inventory Management
up arrow 2%
Inventory Control
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
National Average
$49,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Purchasing
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 211 votes.

Gender

Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 18%