Most Assistant Merchandise Managers in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $14.06 per hour. Although a fair number have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, close to a fifth claim no health benefits at all. Work is enjoyable for Assistant Merchandise Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$33,504 - $70,957
(Median)
$34K
$45K
$71K
MEDIAN: $45,310
10%
50%
90%

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$8.88 - $20.27
(Median)
$8
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,504 - $70,957  
   
Bonus
$2,750  
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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$20,597 - $60,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.88 - $20.27  
   
Overtime
$1.55 - $34.90  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$2,750  
   
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).
)
$20,597 - $60,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Job Description for Assistant Merchandise Manager

  • Maintain inventory levels.
  • Execute merchandising plans.
  • Oversee markdown compliance.
  • Manage daily activities of sales departments.
  • Review expense and payroll budgets.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Merchandise Manager


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Assistant Merchandise Managers might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Merchandise Manager, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $46K per year.

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Experience Affects Assistant Merchandise Manager Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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