The average salary for an Associate Merchant is $55,438 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. A skill in Strategic Planning is associated with high pay for this job.

$48,638 - $72,912
$49K
$55K
$73K
MEDIAN: $55,438
10%
50%
90%

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$14.24 - $24.70
$19
MEDIAN: $19.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$48,638 - $72,912  
   
Bonus
$990 - $11,244  
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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$44,042 - $75,532  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$19.30  
   
Overtime
$34.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$990 - $11,244  
   
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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$44,042 - $75,532  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Associate Merchant

An associate merchant aids a company in the sale of goods or services. Many businesses employ associate merchants, including apparel retailers, banks, and even bakeries, so those seeking employment as an associate merchant have a wide variety of positions to choose from.

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Associate Merchant Tasks

  • Research pricing and merchandising strategies of competitors.
  • Build relationships with vendors, negotiating sales and resolving problems.
  • Analyze market trends and customer behavior to make decisions on product promotion, pricing, and life-cycle.
  • Assist the merchant in reaching financial objectives and executing merchandising strategies.

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Key Stats for Associate Merchant

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
075
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Associate Merchant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 24%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Skills That Affect Associate Merchant Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 14%

Merchandising
up arrow 3%

National Average
$56,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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