Visual Merchandising Director Salary

Between two-thirds and three-fourths of Visual Merchandising Directors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $42K to $151K per year, but median earnings come to around $88K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Female Visual Merchandising Directors are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (67 percent) are women. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$47,786 - $148,758
$48K
$88K
$150K
MEDIAN: $88,189
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$47,786 - $148,758  
   
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$4,966 - $19,866  
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$41,883 - $151,313  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Job Description for Visual Merchandising Director

  • Direct the visual merchandising presentation process.
  • Manage the budget and expenses of the visual merchandising department.
  • Coordinate and execute new builds, major projects, acquisitions, and renovations.
  • Develop and lead the visual merchandising team.

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Pay by Experience Level for Visual Merchandising Director

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


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $93K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $83K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $102K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $123K on average.

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Key Stats for Visual Merchandising Director

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Visual Merchandising Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$94,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼12%

Skills That Affect Visual Merchandising Director Salaries

National Average
$94,000

Design
▼23%

Merchandising
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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