Inventory Supervisor Salary

Inventory Supervisors aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $43K per year. 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 specific employer and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Inventory Supervisors survey respondents are men (74 percent). Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Inventory Supervisors. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,091 - $58,562
(Median)
$31K
$43K
$59K
MEDIAN: $43,411
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$9.74 - $20.49
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,091 - $58,562  
   
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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$22,078 - $55,521  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $20.49  
   
Overtime
$14.41 - $33.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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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$22,078 - $55,521  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc lags the field greatly in terms of pay, offering a median salary just about half of the top paying company's median ($22K).


Survey results show that Inventory Supervisors typically report just a few professional skills. Inventory Control and Inventory Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Inventory Management. It is not unusual for someone who knows Inventory Control to be familiar with Inventory Management as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Inventory Supervisor

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


For Inventory Supervisors, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $32K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $39K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Inventory Supervisors see a median salary of $44K after reaching 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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National Average
$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
2%
1-4 years
34%
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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