Merchandise Supervisor Salary

A Merchandise Supervisor earns an average wage of $13.39 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$10.48 - $17.05
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$14
$17
MEDIAN: $13.88
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Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $10.48 - $17.05
Hourly Tips $0.71
Overtime $14.68 - $24.08
Annual Data $0$37K
Bonus $500
Total Pay (?
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$22,328 - $37,515
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

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Job Description for Merchandise Supervisor

The primary goal of a merchandise supervisor is to maximize revenue from merchandise in a sales environment. This supervisor must have a keen eye for presenting merchandise in the best way possible to achieve and exceed sales goals. This requires the ability to know what customers are looking for and what they find appealing. They need to grab the attention of customers that did not come into the store with the intent of buying a specific item. The job involves persuading people to look at, and hopefully buy, an item based on its display, location, or others attributes such as a specific sales deal.

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Merchandise Supervisor Tasks

  • Manage the product inventory at a retail establishment.
  • Provide customer service, answer questions, and process customer transactions.
  • Decide the quantity of merchandise to stock and give instructions to buyers.
  • Determine appropriate pricing for products based on financial objectives.
  • Report inventory levels and problems to management.

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Pay by Experience Level for Merchandise Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Merchandise Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Merchandise Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 39 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Merchandise Supervisor 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 19 salaries. An experienced Merchandise Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 15 salaries. A Merchandise Supervisor 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 5 salaries.

Merchandise Supervisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Merchandise Supervisor?

Merchandise Supervisor in Eagle River:
"Lots of responisibility."
Pros: The people, the location, it would be better if the pay was there.
Cons: The pay. I would like to be appreciated more and recognized for all the extra duties that I do above and beyond.

Merchandise Supervisor in Sioux Falls:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: Helping customers in a way I wish to be helped while shopping.
Cons: Stress and lower pay scale.

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Key Stats for Merchandise Supervisor

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Merchandise Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$30,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Merchandise Supervisor Salaries


National Average
$30,000

Customer Service
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 19%
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