Visual Manager Salary

Visual Managers in the United States take home an average $50K annually. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is geography, though career duration and the particular employer have a (lesser) impact as well. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Visual Managers survey respondents are women (70 percent). Work is enjoyable for Visual Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$36,739 - $72,729

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$10.56 - $22.47

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,739 - $72,729  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,148  
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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$30,318 - $69,465  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.56 - $22.47  
   
Overtime
$14.42 - $36.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,148  
   
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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$30,318 - $69,465  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Job Description for Visual Manager

Visual managers are in charge of managing all activities related to visual products and events for their company. They relay visual ideas to colleagues and create effective designs within budget. One of their main responsibilities includes working with event planners and schedulers to collect all details for visual items. In addition, visual managers track equipment inventory and controls, identify problems with visuals, and resolve them in a timely fashion.

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Visual Manager Tasks

  • Contribute to the development of visual merchandising plans for in-store displays and seasonal product displays.
  • Coordinate with senior management to customize store displays for individual retail stores.
  • Visit store locations to supervise the implementation of visual merchandising plans.
  • Coordinate the personnel updating in-store merchandise displays.

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Visual Managers usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with People Management, Merchandising, and Design can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Design. Merchandising and People Management are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Visual Manager

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


Visual Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $38K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $45K. On average, Visual Managers make $54K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $66K.

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Experience Affects Visual Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Visual Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

Merchandising
up arrow 1%

Design
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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