Assistant Merchandise Manager Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Assistant Merchandise Managers in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $47K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Women make up the vast majority of Assistant Merchandise Managers (86 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Assistant Merchandise Managers.

$34,579 - $67,551
$35K
$47K
$68K
MEDIAN: $46,773
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50%
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$9.50 - $24.00
$9
$14
$24
MEDIAN: $14.39
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,579 - $67,551  
   
Bonus
$2,100  
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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$21,307 - $65,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.50 - $24.00  
   
Overtime
$1.52 - $45.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$2,100  
   
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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$21,307 - $65,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Job Description for Assistant Merchandise Manager

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

Common Career Paths for Assistant Merchandise Manager


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Many Assistant Merchandise Managers advance their careers by becoming Merchandise Managers, who report a slightly higher median income of $46K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Merchandise Manager

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Merchandise Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Merchandise Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 46 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Merchandise Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Assistant Merchandise Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 8 salaries. An Assistant Merchandise Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Assistant Merchandise Manager

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Assistant Merchandise Manager Salaries

Mid-Career
▲28%

Experienced
▲19%

Late-Career
▲14%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 14%
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