Senior Merchandiser Salary

Senior Merchandisers in the United States take home approximately $69K annually on average. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Women Senior Merchandisers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. For the most part, Senior Merchandisers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Read More
$35,745 - $113,588

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$9.81 - $18.55

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,745 - $113,588  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $20,653  
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).
)
$26,227 - $122,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 122
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.81 - $18.55  
   
Overtime
$12.08 - $39.83  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$489.36 - $20,653  
   
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).
)
$26,227 - $122,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

Senior Merchandiser Tasks

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

Senior Merchandiser Job Listings

Search for more jobs:


Survey takers who work as Senior Merchandisers typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, facility with Merchandising and Product Development are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 37 percent and 14 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Merchandiser

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $51K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $66K. Senior Merchandisers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $60K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $67K.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Senior Merchandiser Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Senior Merchandiser Salaries

Merchandising
up arrow 37%

Product Development
up arrow 14%

National Average
$58,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 18%
ADVERTISEMENT