Inventory Controller Salary

Average Inventory Controllers in the United States make around $14.66 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Inventory Controllers report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Inventory Controllers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 55 percent. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$33,877 - $73,611
$34K
$48K
$74K
MEDIAN: $48,037
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$11.27 - $21.47
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$0$73K
Salary $33,877 - $73,611
Bonus $296.96 - $4,932
Profit Sharing $3,500
Total Pay (?
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$24,914 - $58,869
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 71
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $11.27 - $21.47
Overtime $16.63 - $33.43
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $296.96 - $4,932
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$24,914 - $58,869
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 134

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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.

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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.

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Key Stats for Inventory Controller

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Inventory Controller Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

▲16%

▲13%

National Average
$36,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Inventory Controller Salaries


▲9%

National Average
$36,000



Inventory Management
▼6%

▼7%

Customer Service
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 20%
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