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Inventory Supervisor Salary

Inventory Supervisors in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $42K annually. Final cash compensation to Inventory Supervisors varies from around $22K to approximately $55K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $2K, respectively. Male Inventory Supervisors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The majority of Inventory Supervisors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$30,865 - $56,728
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42K
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57K
MEDIAN: $42,482
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$9.83 - $20.79
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,865 - $56,728  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,825  
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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$22,490 - $55,210  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 122
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.83 - $20.79  
   
Overtime
$15.13 - $32.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,825  
   
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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$22,490 - $55,210  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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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.

Inventory Supervisor Job Listings

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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Inventory Supervisors who took the survey. 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. 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $31K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $40K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $44K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $46K on average.

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 44 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 13%