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Inventory Supervisor Salary

Pay for Inventory Supervisors in the United States is very modest at just $43K annually. Total incomes of Inventory Supervisors incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $5K from bonuses and close to $2K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $22K and $56K. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Inventory Supervisors. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Inventory Supervisors greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,923 - $58,986
(Median)
$31K
$43K
$59K
MEDIAN: $43,409
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$9.74 - $20.29
(Median)
$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
$30,923 - $58,986  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,829  
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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$22,039 - $55,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $20.29  
   
Overtime
$14.76 - $32.21  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,829  
   
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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$22,039 - $55,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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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Survey takers who work as Inventory Supervisors report a focused set of job skills. Inventory Control and Inventory Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Competency in Inventory Control frequently indicates knowledge of Inventory Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Inventory Supervisor

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


Inventory Supervisors with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. 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 $40K. Inventory Supervisors see a median salary of $45K after reaching 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

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
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 14%