Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $74K annually on average. The largest fraction of Macy's Merchandising Group people (50 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $56K per year on average.
The highest average salaries go to Fashion Designers, who bring in close to about $75K annually, though Associate Marketing Managers are not far behind at $55K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Macy's Merchandising Group provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in $56K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Technical Garment Knowledge; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $111K per year. Product Development also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; slightly less than a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers are also familiar with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Computer Aided Design.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Just 31 percent receive paid time off. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Macy's Merchandising Group provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a large number of workers participate. Macy's Merchandising Group provides health insurance to a fair number of employees, and most survey participants do receive dental coverage. Other privileges include a casual working environment, laptop / notebook computer, and life insurance.