$34,763
Avg. Salary
$14.46
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$800

Bonus

$600

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Inventory Control Clerk is $14.46 per hour.

The average pay for an Inventory Control Clerk is $34,763 per year.

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$11.02
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MEDIAN $34,763
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$0$43K
Salary $24,787 - $43,691
Bonus $133 - $2,819
Profit Sharing $30.64 - $4,894
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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$23,516 - $42,215
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 110
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $11.02 - $18.95
Hourly Tips $0.80
Overtime $15.22 - $27.59
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $133 - $2,819
Profit Sharing $30.64 - $4,894
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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$23,516 - $42,215
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 917

Job Description for Inventory Control Clerk

Inventory control clerks manage and coordinate inventory control operations within a business. Their primary responsibility is to ensure that the company’s inventory is both accurate and up to date. They coordinate among various groups to gather inventory information; for example, they work with vendors to get current shipping records, details on expected incoming inventory, and verification of prior shipments. Inventory control clerks also work with customer service professionals and other inventory personnel to give and receive updates on inventory-related issues. Inventory control clerks serve as the primary hub for inventory information and are expected to efficiently gather and distribute information in line with their company’s specific inventory management system or policies. Once accurate inventory has been taken, inventory control clerks address any overages or shortages by recommending modifications to future orders. They also communicate with warehouse personnel to prepare items for display in the store or designate locations for warehouse storage.

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Inventory Control Clerk Tasks
  • Coordinate with shipping to ensure all receiving shipments are moving in and out of warehouse as scheduled.
  • Load and unload trucks.
  • Generate reports on inventory balance and shortages.
  • Count merchandise in stock and post totals to inventory records.

Inventory Control Clerk Pay By Employer

$0$29K

Genco
5 profiles
$24,947

Common Career Paths for Inventory Control Clerk


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At the upper end, Inventory Control Clerks who move into a Manufacturing Production Planner role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Manufacturing Production Planners is a much higher $50K per year. The most common next step for an Inventory Control Clerk is to become an Inventory Control Supervisor or an Inventory Control Manager. The former position pays an additional $10K per year on average, and the latter position pays $14K more per year.

Inventory Control Clerk Job Listings

Popular Skills for Inventory Control Clerk


Survey results suggest that Inventory Control Clerks put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Inventory Management, Microsoft Office, and Inventory Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Those proficient in Cycle Count are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Excel and Inventory Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Inventory Control Clerk

Pay by Experience for an Inventory Control Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Inventory Control Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 362 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Inventory Control Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 161 salaries. An experienced Inventory Control Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 128 salaries. An Inventory Control Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 36 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

15%

1%

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-9%

-17%

National Average: $31,481

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Inventory Control Clerks, Chicago offers exceptional salaries, 23 percent above the national average. Inventory Control Clerks will also find cushy salaries in Miami (+18 percent), Las Vegas (+16 percent), San Diego (+15 percent), and Ontario (+15 percent). Falling short of the national average by 19 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Memphis. Employers also pay below the national average in Fort Worth (17 percent lower) and Dallas (8 percent lower).

Inventory Control Clerk Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Inventory Control Clerk?

Inventory Control Clerk in Frederick:
"Inventory control clerk."
Pros: Dont work on weekends or holidays. Morning shift hours allow me to have more time with my children.
Cons: Dealing with co workers who don't understand ordering process. Little to no communication with management. No perks or incentives. Alot of work not enough compensation!

Inventory Control Clerk in Chico:
"Klean is klean."
Pros: I enjoy doing the outlined job duties and optimizing what can be done in order to make day to day operations less tedious.
Cons: The amount of work I do outside of my job job description and the lack of financial reward.

Inventory Control Clerk in Bristol:
"Must be the right fit."
Must be good with numbers.

Inventory Control Clerk in Stoneham:
"How far do you want to go."
When in the inventory field your basic job is job security... You got to see who's doing what and how they doing it also... How well they handle material taken it out and putting it in...

Inventory Control Clerk in Oregon:
Don't be afraid to speak up. Change things around.

Inventory Control Clerk in Columbus:
"Attention to detail."
Pros: Steady hours.
Cons: Warehouse conditions.

Inventory Control Clerk in Port Orchard:
"Don't Take Out Student Loans."
Get your education and then move on but don't take out a student loan. Once you do you are stuck in a job that because you can't afford to start over.

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Key Stats for Inventory Control Clerk

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 227 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Inventory Control Clerk Salaries

▲18%

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
$31,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Inventory Control Clerk Salaries


National Average
$31,000




▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 227 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 23%