Average Inventory Controller Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for an Inventory Controller is $15.11.
MEDIAN $15.11
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $22
$367 - $9,192
Profit Sharing
$1,474 - $4,069
Total Pay
$25,160 - $61,224

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Job Description for Inventory Controller

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.

Career Paths

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Inventory Controller
Inventory Control Manager
Inventory Specialist
Inventory Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Inventory Controller

Skills in Inventory Control, Purchasing and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Inventory Controller

An entry-level Inventory Controller with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.49 based on 18 salaries. An early career Inventory Controller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.37 based on 176 salaries. A mid-career Inventory Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.59 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Inventory Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.88 based on 98 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Inventory Controller in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 19.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (7.7% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (12.4% less), Edwardsville, Kansas (9.3% less) and Houston, Texas (7.3% less).

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