Senior Merchandiser Salary

Median pay for Senior Merchandisers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $75K per year. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Senior Merchandisers survey respondents are women (70 percent). Just over one in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. Though the majority of Senior Merchandisers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$45,400 - $125,466
$45K
$75K
$130K
MEDIAN: $75,211
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$9.73 - $20.77
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MEDIAN: $11.71
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$0$125K
Salary $45,400 - $125,466
Bonus $2,553 - $29,799
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$22,734 - $121,740
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 73
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $9.73 - $20.77
Overtime $18.00
Annual Data $0$121K
Bonus $2,553 - $29,799
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$22,734 - $121,740
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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Job Description for Senior Merchandiser

The senior merchandiser is responsible for arranging and displaying merchandise in a manner that is attractive for customers; this means the senior merchandiser should acquire merchandise, figure out how to create different displays, and manage inventories at their location(s). This professional must use excellent communication skills to understand customers' desires and negotiate deals with merchandise suppliers. This job also requires conducting market analysis through various channels, such as obtaining customer feedback.

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Senior Merchandiser Tasks

  • Manage the sales, distribution, and display of merchandise for retailers of manufacturers.
  • Train retail sales staff about products.
  • Select and order products for stores.
  • Ensure products are displayed, visually appealing, and in stock.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Merchandiser

Pay by Experience for a Senior Merchandiser has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Merchandiser with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 46 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Merchandiser with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Senior Merchandiser which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 29 salaries. A Senior Merchandiser with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,011

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 108 percent, Senior Merchandisers in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Senior Merchandisers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+32 percent) and Los Angeles (+29 percent).

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Key Stats for Senior Merchandiser

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Senior Merchandiser Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Mid-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
▼23%

Skills That Affect Senior Merchandiser Salaries

Product Development
▲4%

National Average
$63,000

Merchandising
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 22%
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