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Merchandise Coordinator Salary

Merchandise Coordinators in the United States pull down an average of $12.49 per hour. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Merchandise Coordinators far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Most Merchandise Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — roughly a fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and a strong majority receive dental plans. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,922 - $54,806
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$32K
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MEDIAN: $40,328
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$8.91 - $18.38
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,922 - $54,806  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,933  
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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$20,112 - $51,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.91 - $18.38  
   
Overtime
$15.51 - $30.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,933  
   
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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$20,112 - $51,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 148
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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

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

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Popular Skills for Merchandise Coordinator


Merchandise Coordinators only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Merchandising, Customer Service, and Organizing are correlated to pay that is above average. Organizing and Customer Service, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Merchandising is a skill commonly found among those who know Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Merchandise Coordinator

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


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $34K on average. It may be worth noting that those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a lower median salary of $31K. Merchandise Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $35K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $37K.

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Experience Affects Merchandise Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$34,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Merchandise Coordinator Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 13%

National Average
$34,000

Merchandising
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 32%

Organizing
up arrow 35%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 21%
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