An Inventory Control Specialist earns an average wage of $15.01 per hour. A skill in Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$31,892 - $59,593
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$32K
$43K
$60K
MEDIAN: $42,735
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$10.75 - $20.65
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$11
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$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,892 - $59,593  
   
Bonus
$490.28 - $5,060  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $2,403  
Commission
$750  
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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$23,505 - $50,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 253
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.75 - $20.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.22  
Overtime
$16.36 - $30.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$490.28 - $5,060  
   
Commission
$750  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $2,403  
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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$23,505 - $50,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 848
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Job Description for Inventory Control Specialist

Inventory control specialists are in charge of managing product or company resources. They enter data on parts held by the company and those shipped to other organizations into relevant databases . They must also recognize and resolve quantity discrepancies, make quantity reports, create request tickets as needed, and prepare extensive quantitative statements that help with inventory control duties. They participate in company meetings and provide recommendations on how to make inventory control responsibilities more efficient. The inventory control specialists may help with training new staff members as well.

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Inventory Control Specialist Tasks

  • Submit annual budget reports, ensure financial standards, and resolve issues.
  • Act as liaison between the warehouse and customer service.
  • Assess and monitor warehouse transactions.
  • Track inventory maintenance and control equipment flow.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,193

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Experience Affects Inventory Control Specialist Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Inventory Control Specialist Salaries

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
up arrow 39%


Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 9%

Inventory Management
up arrow 4%

Order Inventory
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Cycle Count
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
up arrow 1%

National Average
$35,000

Inventory Control
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 151 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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