Inventory Control Specialist Salary

An Inventory Control Specialist earns an average wage of $15.16 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) and Purchasing. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$30,837 - $60,393
$31K
$43K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,023
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90%

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$11.03 - $20.81
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.16
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,837 - $60,393  
   
Bonus
$412.17 - $5,023  
Profit Sharing
$5.14 - $2,466  
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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$24,391 - $50,951  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 254
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.03 - $20.81  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.22  
Overtime
$16.56 - $30.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$412.17 - $5,023  
   
Commission
$750  
Profit Sharing
$5.14 - $2,466  
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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$24,391 - $50,951  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 831

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Inventory Control Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Inventory Control Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Inventory Control Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 630 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Inventory Control Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 336 salaries. An experienced Inventory Control Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 258 salaries. An Inventory Control Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 74 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,482

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Key Stats for Inventory Control Specialist

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 167 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Inventory Control Specialist Salaries

▲20%

▲12%

▲4%

National Average
$35,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Inventory Control Specialist Salaries

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
▲38%

▲10%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▲9%

Shipping
▲6%


▲4%




Cycle Count
▼0%

National Average
$35,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 167 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 18%