An average Merchandise Coordinator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $12.28 per hour. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geography, followed by experience level and the specific company. There are far more female Merchandise Coordinators who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 86 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a majority earn dental coverage. Most Merchandise Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$30,419 - $52,667
$30K
$40K
$53K
MEDIAN: $40,211
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50%
90%

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$9.78 - $19.61
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MEDIAN: $12.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,419 - $52,667  
   
Bonus
$99.55 - $3,013  
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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$20,682 - $46,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.78 - $19.61  
   
Overtime
$7.21 - $30.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$99.55 - $3,013  
   
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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$20,682 - $46,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 180

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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 might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Assistant Buyer, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $39K per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Merchandise Coordinator


For Merchandise Coordinators, comfortable salaries can be found at HomeGoods; in fact, median earnings sit around $25K, the highest in the area.

Offering a median of only $21K, Marshalls Department Stores pays the least. Moreover, the compensation range seems pretty narrow; employees make $18K on the lower end and $41K on the higher end.

Popular Skills for Merchandise Coordinator


Job skills reported by Merchandise Coordinators are limited. Fortunate workers who know Microsoft Excel command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 25 percent above average. Organizing and Customer Service, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Merchandise Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $31K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $28K. For Merchandise Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $31K. Merchandise Coordinators who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $35K.

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Key Stats for Merchandise Coordinator

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
052
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Merchandise Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Merchandise Coordinator Salaries


National Average
$30,000



Organizing
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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