Inventory Clerk Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$29,000
$24,000
$29,000
$35,000
The average inventory clerk makes about $29,643 per year. That's $14.25 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $24,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $35,000. Many of inventory clerks seem to be drawn to professional and health care companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case inventory clerks tend to work at transportation, manufacturing, and retail companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Washington, California and New Mexico pay inventory clerks the highest salaries.
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Map of Inventory Clerk Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Inventory Clerks earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Inventory Clerk Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for an inventory clerk is roughly $29,643 per year, which boils down to $14.25 per hour. Interestingly enough, inventory clerks have the highest salaries in Santa Clara, CA at about $37,180 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Santa Clara, CA is $25,000. Additionally, inventory clerks make more than the average salary in Seattle, WA, Portland, OR, Reno, NV, Denver, CO, and Edina, MN. On a more broad level, inventory clerk salaries are highest in Washington, California, New Mexico, Oregon, Alaska, Colorado, and Arkansas. On the contrary, Ohio, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania offer the lowest inventory clerk salaries.

Average Inventory Clerk Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like City of Houston and Control4 as they offer the highest salaries for inventory clerks.

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Average Inventory Clerk Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, inventory clerk salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that transportation, manufacturing, and retail companies tend to offer much higher salaries for inventory clerks. For example, inventory clerks make a whopping average salary of $31,931 while working for transportation companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $29,866 at manufacturing companies and $29,312 at retail companies. But inventory clerks may want to avoid working in the professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $28,869.

Industry
Average Salary
Transportation
Transportation
$31,931
$32k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$29,866
$30k
Retail
Retail
$29,312
$29k
Technology
Technology
$28,956
$29k
Professional
Professional
$28,869
$29k

Inventory Clerk Salary History

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Inventory Clerk Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an inventory clerk can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Inventory Clerk Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Hirelevel
Hirelevel
Inventory Clerk
Inventory Clerk
Inventory Clerk
07/31/2020
07/31/2020
$34,436
$34,436
07/31/2020
Inventory Clerk
Inventory Clerk
07/30/2020
07/30/2020
$31,827
$31,827
07/30/2020
Inventory Clerk
Inventory Clerk
07/29/2020
07/29/2020
$27,131
$27,131
07/29/2020
Packaging Inventory Clerk-North Plant
Packaging Inventory Clerk-North Plant
07/29/2020
07/29/2020
$39,486
$39,486
07/29/2020
Inventory Clerk
Inventory Clerk
07/29/2020
07/29/2020
$30,262
$30,262
07/29/2020
6 AM To PM Inventory Clerk
6 AM To PM Inventory Clerk
07/28/2020
07/28/2020
$27,131
$27,131
07/28/2020
Employ Partners
Employ Partners
Inventory Clerk
Inventory Clerk
Inventory Clerk
07/21/2020
07/21/2020
$28,175
$28,175
07/21/2020
Inventory Clerk
Inventory Clerk
07/21/2020
07/21/2020
$31,305
$31,305
07/21/2020
Warehouse Inventory Clerk
Warehouse Inventory Clerk
07/21/2020
07/21/2020
$29,218
$29,218
07/21/2020
Inventory Clerk
Inventory Clerk
07/21/2020
07/21/2020
$29,218
$29,218
07/21/2020