The average salary for an Inventory Manager is $50,481 per year. A skill in Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$32,981 - $82,554
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$33K
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$83K
MEDIAN: $50,480
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$10.72 - $20.60
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$32,981 - $82,554  
   
Bonus
$796 - $12,438  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $9,192  
Commission
$3,124  
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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$27,013 - $76,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 802
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.72 - $20.60  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.07  
Overtime
$15.93 - $30.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$796 - $12,438  
   
Commission
$3,124  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $9,192  
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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$27,013 - $76,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 489
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Job Description for Inventory Manager

An inventory manager controls the inventory of materials or goods for a company. This includes keeping accurate account of all inventory on hand, as well as ordering additional inventory to meet the needs of the business. The inventory manager decides whether a product needs to have additional stock in the warehouse or if it can be ordered on an as-needed basis. The inventory manager is also responsible for hiring and managing inventory clerks to assist them.

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Inventory 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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,797

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What is it like working as an Inventory Manager?

Inventory Manager in Warminster:
"Inventory manager that does it all."
Pros: I am always helping others out, as well as completing my own work.
Cons: People use me and boss me around and j don't get overtime but my pay can be cut if I'm short hoursz.

Inventory Manager in Jacksonville:
Pros: I love talking to people and making customer's automotive dreams come to life. I also enjoy building my network with other dealerships.

Inventory Manager in San Francisco:
Pros: Fast paced environment. Problem to problem and I get to solve it. No body on my neck most of the time.
Cons: People expect things from me, ask me a lot of questions and my managers do not understand that I have a lot on my table.

Inventory Manager in Denver:
"Inventory Manager."
Pros: Learning new things.
Cons: No set system. Disorganized.

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Experience Affects Inventory Manager Salaries




National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Inventory Manager Salaries




Microsoft Excel
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Operations Management
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National Average
$43,000

Order Inventory
up arrow 1%

Inventory Management
up arrow 2%

Inventory Control
up arrow 3%

Shipping
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Organizing
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 198 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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