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Inventory Supervisor Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Inventory Supervisors in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $43K annually. In the world of Inventory Supervisors, total cash compensation can vary between $22K and $56K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $4K and $2K, respectively. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. For the most part, Inventory Supervisors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Inventory Supervisors greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,163 - $59,831
(Median)
$31K
$43K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,225
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$9.79 - $20.36
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$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,163 - $59,831  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,431  
Profit Sharing
$50.34 - $2,490  
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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$22,075 - $55,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 122
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $20.36  
   
Overtime
$14.45 - $33.07  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,431  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.34 - $2,490  
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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$22,075 - $55,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109

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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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Popular Employer Salaries for Inventory Supervisor


With a median salary of $22K, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc provides Inventory Supervisors with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $27K, limiting employee salary growth.


Inventory Supervisors report a narrow range of specific skills. Inventory Control and Inventory Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Inventory Control and Inventory Management are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Inventory Supervisor

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Inventory Supervisors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $31K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $40K. On average, Inventory Supervisors make $44K following one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $46K.

Inventory Supervisor Advice

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.

What is it like working as an Inventory Supervisor?

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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Experience Affects Inventory Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Inventory Supervisor Salaries


National Average
$39,000

Inventory Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 14%
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