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Visual Manager Salary

Median pay for Visual Managers in the United States is around $50K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Visual Managers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Female Visual Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$37,099 - $75,503
(Median)
$37K
$50K
$76K
MEDIAN: $49,813
10%
50%
90%

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$10.48 - $22.80
(Median)
$10
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,099 - $75,503  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,142  
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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$30,431 - $70,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 118
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.48 - $22.80  
   
Overtime
$9.64 - $36.99  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,142  
   
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).
)
$30,431 - $70,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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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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Survey takers who work as 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 pay less than market rate include Design. People Management is a skill commonly found among those who know Merchandising.

Pay by Experience Level for Visual Manager

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


Visual Managers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. During the first five years of their careers, Visual Managers see a median income of $39K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $46K. Visual Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $54K. Visual Managers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $65K.

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Experience Affects Visual Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Visual Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 1%

Merchandising
0%

National Average
$45,000

Design
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%
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