Merchandise Manager Salary (United States)

A Merchandise Manager earns an average salary of $52,968 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Merchandise Manager Total Pay (?
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$32,474 - $99,282
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MEDIAN: $52,967
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Merchandise Manager Total Pay (?
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$10.14 - $18.04
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$32,474 - $99,282  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,521  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $7,891  
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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$26,527 - $98,299  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 485
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $18.04  
   
Overtime
$12.59 - $26.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,521  
   
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $7,891  
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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$26,527 - $98,299  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 485
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Job Description for Merchandise Manager
A merchandising manager is a full-time employee responsible for sustaining the culture of a store while making sure that profit goals are met. Merchandising mangers are responsible for recognizing trends and analyzing customer data and current market data to identify the products a store needs to buy and sell in order to be profitable. They will use this information to implement store merchandising plans and goals. Merchandising managers must be creative and be able to come up with new and exciting ideas for their business.
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Merchandise Manager Tasks
  • Manage merchandising team by coordinating work schedules and activities.
  • Communicate merchandising layouts, planograms, and store listings.
  • Create and implement store merchandising plans and standards.
  • Conduct routine store walks and generate reports.
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$46,000

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$46,000
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Gender
Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 16%
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