Average Visual Merchandising Directors in the United States make around $90K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Visual Merchandising Directors. The majority of Visual Merchandising Directors (60 percent) who took the survey are women. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$60,000 - $144,846
MEDIAN: $90,330

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$60,000 - $144,846  
$3,500 - $20,000  
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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).
$50,335 - $147,382  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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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.

The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $95K. It's worth noting that people with five to 10 years of experience report bringing in less at around $83K on average. On average, Visual Merchandising Directors make $93K following one to two decades on the job. Professionals boasting more than two decades of experience also boast a six-figure median salary of $120K.

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Experience Affects Visual Merchandising Director Salaries

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Skills That Affect Visual Merchandising Director Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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


60 %
40 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 12%