Merchandise Planning Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Merchandise Planning Manager is $83,467 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Forecasting is associated with high pay for this job.
Merchandise Planning Manager Total Pay (?
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$60,091 - $108,804
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$60,091 - $108,804  
   
Bonus
$964 - $19,449  
Profit Sharing
$875 - $5,500  
Total Pay (?
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$60,545 - $119,503  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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Job Description for Merchandise Planning Manager

  • Meet financial objectives by deciding when to increase prices or put items on sale.
  • Track the level of inventory compared to the number of sales.
  • Make decisions about what merchandise to buy based on past sales and current market trends.
  • Monitor sales levels to identify sales opportunities and predict future sales.

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Pay by Experience Level for Merchandise Planning Manager

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

Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 12%
Dallas
0%
National Average
$91,000
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Merchandise Planning Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Merchandise Planning Manager in Thousand Oaks:
"Hard Work Pays Off."
Rule number one: work hard. Never say things that are going to be obvious to most people who have more experience. Rookies who are eager to prove what they know usually just end up sounding dumb.

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Experience Affects Merchandise Planning Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%
Experienced
up arrow 2%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$91,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Merchandise Planning Manager Salaries

Forecasting
up arrow 17%
Strategic Planning
up arrow 7%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%
National Average
$91,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 5%
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