Visual Manager Salary
The median pay for Visual Managers comes out to approximately $55K per year in the United States, but employers in New York offer the most; the average salary in that city is around $80K. Visual Managers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+34 percent) and Seattle (+13 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$32,252 - $85,833|
|Bonus||$550 - $8,000|
|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).)
|$28,187 - $77,490|
|Hourly Rate||$12.05 - $23.07|
|Overtime||$16.93 - $40.62|
|Bonus||$550 - $8,000|
|Total Pay (||$28,187 - $77,490|
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.Read More...
Visual managers may also be responsible for supervising other visuals employees, as well as participating in administrative processes such as invoicing and payments. They must provide high-quality customer service to clients and work well with other teams in their organization to form a cohesive concept for visual aspects of projects. They also create visual budgets, as well as handle training and scheduling for a team of visual technicians.
A bachelor's degree in visual arts, design, or a related field is generally required for this position. Previous experience is needed as well, and industry certifications may be beneficial. Visual managers must possess strong communication and analytical skills, work well in a team setting, and work well on their own with minimal supervision. They need to work well in a fast-paced environment, be able to multitask on a variety of projects, and be able to meet all deadlines.
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Visual Manager
Employees of Macy's, Inc. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $47K; however, pay is widely dispersed from bottom to top, ranging from $27K to $81K.
Popular Skills for Visual Manager
Job skills reported by Visual Managers are limited. Those who have experience with Design, People Management, and Merchandising can expect to be compensated well for these skills. For most people, competency in Merchandising indicates knowledge of Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Visual Manager
Pay by Experience for a Visual Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Visual Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Visual Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Visual Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 55 salaries. A Visual Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 17 salaries.
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