Visual Merchandising Manager Salary

Earnings for Visual Merchandising Managers in the United States come in at around $57K annually on average. This group's pay is mainly influenced by experience level, followed by geography and the specific company. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most Visual Merchandising Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$37,670 - $84,854
(Median)
$38K
$57K
$85K
MEDIAN: $56,665
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$11.56 - $23.33
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$37,670 - $84,854  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,839  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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).
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$30,228 - $83,117  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 216
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.56 - $23.33  
   
Overtime
$19.61 - $46.44  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,839  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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).
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$30,228 - $83,117  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Job Description for Visual Merchandising Manager

Visual merchandising managers are in charge of managing all aspects of the merchandising visuals for their organization. They are responsible for developing and implementing effective strategies to retain brand identity, as well as increase brand loyalty and generate revenue by using attractive displays. They research market and industry trends, using the results to create impressive visuals for use with their company's offerings. Visual merchandising managers also actively participate in the design and review process, assessing tester models or units based on specific business requirements.

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Visual Merchandising 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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Popular Skills for Visual Merchandising Manager


Visual Merchandising Managers note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in People Management, Project Management, Merchandising, and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Sales Management and Design as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. Most people experienced in Merchandising also know Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Visual Merchandising Manager

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $40K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $56K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Visual Merchandising Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $62K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $61K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,007

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Visual Merchandising Managers, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 28 percent above the national average. Visual Merchandising Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Atlanta (+26 percent), New York (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), and Dallas (+6 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 9 percent south of the national average, can be found in Miami.

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Experience Affects Visual Merchandising Manager Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Visual Merchandising Manager Salaries

People Management
0%

National Average
$52,000

Merchandising
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Project Management
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Design
up arrow 9%

Sales Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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