Senior Merchandiser Salary

Senior Merchandisers in the United States can expect wages of $69K annually on average. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Senior Merchandisers survey participants are largely women, dominating at 64 percent. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$32,012 - $120,951
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$69K
$120K
MEDIAN: $69,436
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$10.13 - $26.03
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$32,012 - $120,951  
   
Bonus
$2,553 - $34,765  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$23,774 - $122,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$10.13 - $26.03  
   
Overtime
$5.32 - $99.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$2,553 - $34,765  
   
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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$23,774 - $122,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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: $60,749

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

For Senior Merchandisers, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Senior Merchandisers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+37 percent) and Los Angeles (+34 percent).

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Key Stats for Senior Merchandiser

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Senior Merchandiser Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect Senior Merchandiser Salaries

Product Development
▲8%

Merchandising
▲1%

National Average
$61,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 19%