Merchandise Supervisor Salary

A Merchandise Supervisor earns an average wage of $12.22 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$9.64 - $18.20
(Median)
$9
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.64 - $18.20  
   
Overtime
$13.10 - $29.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,192  
Total Pay (?
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$20,391 - $42,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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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

  • 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 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Merchandise Supervisor Salaries

Merchandising
up arrow 2%

National Average
$26,000

Customer Service
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 26%
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