Merchandise Coordinator Salary

The average Merchandise Coordinator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $12.49 per hour. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geography, but career duration and the individual firm are influential factors as well. The vast majority (85 percent) of Merchandise Coordinators who took the survey are female. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Merchandise Coordinators. Health benefits are not claimed by all — roughly one in five lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$30,326 - $52,202
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MEDIAN: $40,037
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$9.88 - $19.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,326 - $52,202  
   
Bonus
$99.33 - $3,020  
Commission
$2,948  
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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$20,925 - $47,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.88 - $19.63  
   
Overtime
$7.21 - $30.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$99.33 - $3,020  
   
Commission
$2,948  
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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$20,925 - $47,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 163

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Job Description for Merchandise Coordinator

Merchandise coordinators are responsible for ensuring that a retailer's merchandise is well-maintained and displayed in an attractive manner. Some merchandise coordinators are in charge of a retailer's website, while others work within actual stores.

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Merchandise Coordinator Tasks

  • Manage inventory, catalog and display of merchandise online and/or in retail stores.
  • Manage product roll-outs, markdowns and sales opportunities.
  • Negotiate with suppliers for goods pricing and set retail prices.
  • Provide notes and guidance on inventory and presentation of goods.

Common Career Paths for Merchandise Coordinator


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Merchandise Coordinators who move on to become Assistant Buyers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Assistant Buyers get paid an average of $39K per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Merchandise Coordinator


Merchandise Coordinators seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at HomeGoods, where the average salary comes to $27K.

Popular Skills for Merchandise Coordinator


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Merchandise Coordinators who took the survey. Fortunate workers who know Microsoft Excel command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 21 percent above average. Organizing and Customer Service, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Merchandise Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Merchandise Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Merchandise Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 157 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Merchandise Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Merchandise Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 40 salaries. A Merchandise Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,794

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Merchandise Coordinators that is 67 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Merchandise Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+36 percent) and New York (+33 percent).

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Key Stats for Merchandise Coordinator

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Merchandise Coordinator Salaries

▲15%

▲4%

▲2%

National Average
$31,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Merchandise Coordinator Salaries


National Average
$31,000



Organizing
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 20%