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Merchandise Supervisor Salary

A Merchandise Supervisor earns an average wage of $12.12 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
$23,700 - $72,719
(Median)
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54K
73K
MEDIAN: $39,995
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$9.71 - $18.45
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$23,700 - $72,719  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
Profit Sharing
$0.79 - $715  
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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$20,860 - $44,051  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.71 - $18.45  
   
Overtime
$13.11 - $29.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.79 - $715  
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).
)
$20,860 - $44,051  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 114
United States (change)

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

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

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Experience Affects Merchandise Supervisor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Merchandise Supervisor Salaries

National Average
$26,000

Merchandising
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 31%