Vice President (VP), Merchandising Salary

Pay for VPs of Merchandising in the United States sits in the ballpark of $153K annually. Total incomes of VPs of Merchandising incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $52K from bonuses and close to $59K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $102K and $287K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Work is enjoyable for VPs of Merchandising, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. VPs of Merchandising survey participants are largely women, dominating at 68 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$93,226 - $247,602

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Salary
$93,226 - $247,602  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,566  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $58,723  
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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$101,853 - $286,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 138
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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Merchandising

The job of a vice president of merchandising is to promote services and products for their company at a wide variety of events, which include exhibits, recreational events, sporting events, concerts, retail outlets, and more. They are generally employed by retail stores, design establishments, entertainment houses, and other businesses.

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Vice President (VP), Merchandising Tasks

  • Analyze market trends and behavior of competitors to develop product marketing strategies.
  • Research customer behavior to determine which products company should offer.
  • Create plans for the introduction and promotion of new products based on the results of customer research.
  • Coordinate merchandise planning with marketing department and executives.

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Professional skills reported by VPs of Merchandising are few in number. Fortunate workers who know Merchandising can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 36 percent above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Product Development.

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Merchandising Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$177,000

Mid-Career
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Experienced
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Merchandising Salaries

Merchandising
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National Average
$177,000

Product Development
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 9%
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