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Average Inventory Specialist Hourly Pay

$14.74
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,160
Bonus
$2,600
Commission
$1,600
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Inventory Specialist is $14.74.
10%
$10.62
MEDIAN
$14.74
90%
$20.55
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $21
Bonus
$198 - $5,140
Profit Sharing
$128 - $3,600
Commission
$0 - $2,600
Total Pay
$22,671 - $49,613
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What Do Inventory Specialists Do?

Inventory Specialist 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.

Job Satisfaction for Inventory Specialist

3.7 out of 5
(400)
Highly Satisfied
26Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Inventory Specialist are from the companies Best Buy, CVS / Pharmacy and Staples, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Apple Computer, Inc where the average pay is $20.95. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include CVS / Pharmacy and Rgis Inventory Specialists Company, earning around $14.02 and $12.00, respectively. Advance Auto Parts, Inc. pays the lowest at around $11.11. Rgis, Llc. and Best Buy also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $11.78 and $11.87, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Inventory Specialists?

Skills in Inventory Control, Inventory Management, Cycle Count, Order Inventory and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Inventory Specialists?

An entry-level Inventory Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.45 based on 81 salaries. An early career Inventory Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.13 based on 831 salaries. A mid-career Inventory Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.99 based on 325 salaries. An experienced Inventory Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.99 based on 291 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Inventory Specialist in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 35.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (34.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (30.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,644 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.9%
Early Career
50.5%
Mid Career
19.8%
Experienced
17.7%
Late Career
7.1%