The average Senior Merchandiser in the United States earns approximately $68K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. There are more female Senior Merchandisers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 66 percent. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$36,494 - $118,783
$36K
$68K
$120K
MEDIAN: $68,313
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$10.07 - $20.27
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,494 - $118,783  
   
Bonus
$2,517 - $34,255  
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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$23,917 - $117,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $20.27  
   
Overtime
$5.32 - $99.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$2,517 - $34,255  
   
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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$23,917 - $117,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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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

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $48K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $68K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $64K in this role. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $75K.

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Key Stats for Senior Merchandiser

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Senior Merchandiser Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Senior Merchandiser Salaries

Product Development
up arrow 9%

Merchandising
up arrow 2%

National Average
$60,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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