Average Inventory Supervisors in the United States make around $15.38 per hour. Total cash compensation to Inventory Supervisors bottoms out near $24K and approaches $60K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $5K from bonuses and almost $3K from profit sharing. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Inventory Supervisors who answered the questionnnaire. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,176 - $64,253
$36K
$47K
$64K
MEDIAN: $47,105
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$10.30 - $22.21
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$36,176 - $64,253  
   
Bonus
$200.00 - $5,009  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,452  
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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$24,264 - $59,575  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $22.21  
   
Overtime
$15.44 - $33.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$200.00 - $5,009  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,452  
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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$24,264 - $59,575  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 108

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Job Description for Inventory Supervisor

An inventory supervisor focuses mainly on inventory accuracy. This means when all is said and done, the inventory supervisor is the person to check with if there is some kind of inventory question or concern. Some of the main tasks that an inventory supervisor is in charge of are establishing check-in procedures, creating a stock-picking procedure, creating a shipping procedure, and maintaining minimum inventory. A check-in procedure for an inventory supervisor should include a system in which goods are received and accounted for in an efficient manner. A stock picking procedure should include a process of how employees should take stock from a warehouse or wherever stock is kept, how to report what is being taken, how much is being taken, and where it is going to.

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Inventory Supervisor Tasks

  • Monitor completeness, accuracy, and compliance during inventory transactions.
  • Oversee purchase orders, data entry, and shipping and receiving.
  • Lead and supervise inventory team, resolving problems, conducting training and setting schedules.
  • Track, audit, and ensure adequate supply of inventory throughout the organization.

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc employees cannot expect much in terms of compensation — the median salary amounts to only $22K, 73 percent less than the top paying company.

Pay by Experience Level for Inventory Supervisor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Inventory Supervisors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $37K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $45K. Inventory Supervisors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $46K. As Inventory Supervisors reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $47K.

Inventory Supervisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Inventory Supervisor?

Inventory Supervisor in Wichita:
"Manage inventory, improve efficiency, maintain equipment."
Pros: Culture. Wage. People. Involvement. Perks. Work.
Cons: The Climate too hot during summer too cold during winter.

Inventory Supervisor in Auburn Hills:
"Retail Supervisor."
Take everything with a grain of salt and don't bring the stress of retail leadership home with you.

Inventory Supervisor in Hudson:
"You Are Responsible For Everything."
Pros: When everything adds up, when things stay in proper locations from when last counted and can be retraced and accessible for shipping personnel. Communicating with different areas of operation (purchasing, scheduling, production entry,) to ensure we maintain a nice liquid flow throughout the process.
Cons: The pay, the creative restrictions placed on me. The culture of the job place. No fire to be the best.

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Key Stats for Inventory Supervisor

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Inventory Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$41,000

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Skills That Affect Inventory Supervisor Salaries

National Average
$41,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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