Average Merchandise Planner Salary in Australia

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The average salary for a Merchandise Planner in Australia is AU$78,095.
MEDIAN AU$78,095
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AU$50k - AU$116k
AU$2k - AU$24k
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AU$51k - AU$118k

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Job Description for Merchandise Planner

Merchandise Planner Tasks
  • Decide what merchandise to buy based on past sales and market trend forecasts.
  • Suggest strategies for promotion and pricing based on current sales trends.
  • Track the level of inventory compared to the number of sales, working to quickly turn around products.
  • Generate short and long term merchandising plan to meet company financial objectives.

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Popular Skills for Merchandise Planner

Skills in Forecasting, Inventory Management and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Merchandise Planner

An entry-level Merchandise Planner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$54,045 based on 5 salaries. An early career Merchandise Planner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$65,991 based on 66 salaries. A mid-career Merchandise Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$85,802 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Merchandise Planner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$91,313 based on 27 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$69,250.
Employees with Merchandise Planner in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 4.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (28.3% less), Geelong, Victoria (10.4% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (7.2% less).

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