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Visual Merchandising Director Salary

With between two-thirds and three-fourths of Visual Merchandising Directors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $52K to $148K per year and averages out to $89K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Women make up a slight majority of Visual Merchandising Directors (50 percent) survey respondents. Men working as Visual Merchandising Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$54,072 - $139,651
(Median)
$54K
$89K
$140K
MEDIAN: $88,903
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90%

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$54,072 - $139,651  
   
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$1,000 - $30,000  
Total Pay (?
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$52,282 - $147,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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Job Description for Visual Merchandising Director

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

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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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $55K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $87K. For Visual Merchandising Directors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $90K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $128K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Visual Merchandising Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$89,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 38%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 6%
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