Inventory Supervisor Salary

Inventory Supervisors in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $43K per year on average. With some bonuses approaching $4K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $2K, overall incomes of Inventory Supervisors spread between $22K and $55K depending on individual performance. The particular firm and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Inventory Supervisors survey respondents are men (73 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,057 - $58,631

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$9.75 - $20.46

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,057 - $58,631  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,431  
Profit Sharing
$50.68 - $2,479  
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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$21,942 - $55,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.75 - $20.46  
   
Overtime
$14.41 - $33.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,431  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.68 - $2,479  
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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$21,942 - $55,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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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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Considering that the median salary at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc is a shallow $22K, it is not surprising that this employer ranks last in compensation relative to (and far behind) other companies in the same line of work — their median pay is just about half of the top paying company's median.


Typical Inventory Supervisors report a focused set of job skills. Inventory Control and Inventory Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Inventory Management. Inventory Management is a skill commonly found among those who know Inventory Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Inventory Supervisor

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


Inventory Supervisors do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $31K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $39K. On average, Inventory Supervisors make $44K following one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $46K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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

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$39,000

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Skills That Affect Inventory Supervisor Salaries


National Average
$39,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 14%
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