Merchandiser Salary

The average pay for a Merchandiser is $12.04 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Office, Order Inventory, Data Analysis, Training, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
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$25,601 - $76,053
$26K
$44K
$76K
MEDIAN: $43,641
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$9.34 - $16.24
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$0$76K
Salary $25,601 - $76,053
Bonus $295.02 - $7,977
Profit Sharing $100.67 - $7,450
Commission $3,100
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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$20,070 - $47,365
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 472
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $9.34 - $16.24
Hourly Tips $0.49 - $5.82
Overtime $8.46 - $25.44
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $295.02 - $7,977
Commission $3,100
Profit Sharing $100.67 - $7,450
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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$20,070 - $47,365
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,828

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Job Description for Merchandiser

Merchandisers are responsible for controlling advertisements and related setups in grocery stores for specific items, as well as traveling to different stores to restock and remove items within stores. They are also tasked with keeping things clean, retagging shelves, and stocking new items upon delivery.

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Merchandiser Tasks

  • Implement shelf planograms.
  • Communicate changes or additions to current products.
  • Set up displays and change signage for products.
  • Maintain store shelf standards and inventory, including rotation of products.
  • Stock, restock, and order merchandise.

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Pay by Experience Level for Merchandiser

Pay by Experience for a Merchandiser has a positive trend. An entry-level Merchandiser with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 1,586 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Merchandiser with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 576 salaries. An experienced Merchandiser which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 357 salaries. A Merchandiser with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 112 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $27,495

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Merchandiser Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Merchandiser?

Merchandiser in Wichita Falls:
"Very straight forward."
Pros: - decent pay. - flexible. -good for part timers.
Cons: -very hard to get a raise. -system malfunctions almost constantly. -communication between bosses is horrid. -you are a statistic, not an employee. -rare to get above 25 hours. - NO BENEFITS.

Merchandiser in Plano:
"Fine."
Pros: Flexibility.
Cons: Lack of communication amongst departments.

Merchandiser in Vincennes:
"I enjoy my job and it makes you appreciate true labor!"
Pros: The satisfaction of knowing you helped make things look nicer.
Cons: The inconsistency of jobs.

Merchandiser in Chino:
"Working here sucks."
Pros: Not stressful, lots of downtime, good team.
Cons: Terrible pay and benefits, frequent overtime without compensation, have to pay for medical, dental, and vision insurances, not challenging, minimal learning or career advancement opportunities, dead-end field.

Merchandiser in Tampa:
"Work Smarter not harder."
Pros: There is always Something different to do everyday.
Cons: Redoing things that are not logical.

Merchandiser in Perryton Texas:
"Hours."
Pros: Weekends off.
Cons: The pay for amount of work performed.

Merchandiser in Dayton:
"Just ok."
Pros: Independent work.
Cons: On call all day. Work every other day, no full weekend off.

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Key Stats for Merchandiser

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 358 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Merchandiser Salaries

▲14%

▲8%

▲1%

National Average
$27,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Merchandiser Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲69%

Order Inventory
▲31%

▲26%

Training
▲24%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲18%

Microsoft Excel
▲12%

▲4%


National Average
$27,000

Merchandising
▼1%

Organizing
▼1%


Merchandiser
▼11%

Retail
▼13%

Problem Solving
▼16%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 358 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 41%
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