The average wage for an Inventory Controller is $14.97 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is associated with high pay for this job.
Inventory Controller Total Pay (?
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$27,257 - $67,353
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67K
MEDIAN: $42,152
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Inventory Controller Total Pay (?
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$10.14 - $20.31
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$27,257 - $67,353  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $4,932  
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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$23,699 - $55,100  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 271
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $20.31  
   
Overtime
$13.44 - $32.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $4,932  
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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$23,699 - $55,100  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 271
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Job Description for Inventory Controller
An inventory controller handles inventory-related tasks in a warehouse setting for their organization. Their primary duties include maintaining levels of inventory, reporting monthly inventory levels, labeling and recording inventory for future use, and maintaining accurate records. The inventory controller is in constant communication with departmental managers to ensure inventory is replenished and proper levels are maintained. Other responsibilities include assisting in the shipping and receiving of new shipments, logging all inventory purchases, conducting physical counts to make sure no theft is occurring, and assisting with loss prevention. Inventory controllers typically work in a warehouse setting, and there may be wide variations in temperature and the presence of chemicals depending on the environment. Some physical tasks such as lifting and moving materials may be occasionally needed as well.
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Inventory Controller 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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Experience Affects Inventory Controller Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$36,000

Skills That Affect Inventory Controller Salaries

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
up arrow 21%
Cycle Count
up arrow 3%
National Average
$36,000
Inventory Control
up arrow 1%
Purchasing
up arrow 3%
Organizing
up arrow 10%
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 69 votes.
Gender
Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 16%
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