Inventory Supervisor Salary

Those pursuing careers as Inventory Supervisors in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $43K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $4K and $2K, respectively — total cash payment to Inventory Supervisors can bottom out near $22K or peak near $56K depending on individual performance. The specific employer and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most Inventory Supervisors survey respondents are men (74 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,057 - $58,633
(Median)
$31K
$43K
$59K
MEDIAN: $43,333
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$9.74 - $20.49
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$14
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,057 - $58,633  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,392  
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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$22,064 - $55,553  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $20.49  
   
Overtime
$14.48 - $33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,392  
   
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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$22,064 - $55,553  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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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


Wal-Mart Stores, Inc pays significantly less than other places with a median salary of $22K, 75 percent lower than the top payer.


Inventory Supervisors usually report a few specific skills. Inventory Control and Inventory Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Inventory Management. Employees educated in Inventory Control are typically practiced in Inventory Management, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Inventory Supervisor

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. 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 $39K. Inventory Supervisors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $44K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $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

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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
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
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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