Median pay for Inventory Supervisors in the United States is around $15.25 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $5K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $3K, overall incomes of Inventory Supervisors spread between $24K and $59K depending on individual performance. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Male Inventory Supervisors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Inventory Supervisors. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,311 - $64,491
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$36K
$47K
$64K
MEDIAN: $46,777
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$10.36 - $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$36,311 - $64,491  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $4,978  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,425  
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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$23,608 - $58,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $22.00  
   
Overtime
$15.69 - $32.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$201.34 - $4,978  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,425  
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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$23,608 - $58,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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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

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

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The smallest paychecks in the field are found at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, where the median salary is a mere $22K, about half the top paying employer's rate.

Pay by Experience Level for Inventory Supervisor

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $38K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $45K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $45K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $47K.

Inventory Supervisor Reviews

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 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.

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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.

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Experience Affects Inventory Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Inventory Supervisor Salaries

National Average
$41,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 1%

Inventory Control
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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