$50,525
Avg. Salary
$14.92
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,546

Bonus

$3,750

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Inventory Controller is $14.92 per hour.

The average pay for an Inventory Controller is $50,525 per year.

$11.11
10%
$14.92
50%
$22.40
90%
MEDIAN $14.92
$32k
10%
$51k
50%
$87k
90%
MEDIAN $50,525
$32,453 - $87,087
$32K
$51K
$87K
MEDIAN: $50,525
10%
50%
90%

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$11.11 - $22.40
$11
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MEDIAN: $14.92
10%
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$0$87K
Salary $32,453 - $87,087
Bonus $386 - $10,365
Profit Sharing $3,750
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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$24,680 - $61,490
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 139
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $11.11 - $22.40
Overtime $16.61 - $33.27
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $386 - $10,365
Profit Sharing $3,750
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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$24,680 - $61,490
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 287

Job Description for Inventory Controller

An inventory controller handles inventory-related tasks in a warehouse setting for their organization. Their primary duties include maintaining levels of inventory, reporting monthly inventory levels, labeling and recording inventory for future use, and maintaining accurate records. The inventory controller is in constant communication with departmental managers to ensure inventory is replenished and proper levels are maintained. Other responsibilities include assisting in the shipping and receiving of new shipments, logging all inventory purchases, conducting physical counts to make sure no theft is occurring, and assisting with loss prevention. Inventory controllers typically work in a warehouse setting, and there may be wide variations in temperature and the presence of chemicals depending on the environment. Some physical tasks such as lifting and moving materials may be occasionally needed as well.

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Inventory Controller Tasks
  • Assess and monitor warehouse transactions.
  • Track inventory maintenance and control equipment flow.
  • Submit annual budget reports, ensure financial standards, and resolve issues.
  • Act as liaison between the warehouse and customer service.

Common Career Paths for Inventory Controller


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Popular Skills for Inventory Controller


Survey results show that Inventory Controllers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with SAP Enterprise Resource Planning and Purchasing are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent and 10 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Service, Data Entry, and Inventory Management. The majority of those who know Microsoft Excel also know SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).

Pay by Experience Level for Inventory Controller

Pay by Experience for an Inventory Controller has a positive trend. An entry-level Inventory Controller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 139 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Inventory Controller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Inventory Controller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 51 salaries. An Inventory Controller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 10 salaries.

Inventory Controller Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Inventory Controller?

Inventory Controller in Philadelphia:
Pros: Able to work Independently
Cons: Politics

Inventory Controller in Portsmouth:
"No Compensation For Call Time."
You need to count weekly and don't wait till it is due Quarterly. You have to make sure all employees are billing correctly.

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Key Stats for Inventory Controller

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 78 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Inventory Controller Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

▲13%

▲10%

National Average
$36,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Inventory Controller Salaries


▲7%

National Average
$36,000



Inventory Management
▼8%

▼9%

Customer Service
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 78 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 25%