AU$78,213
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

AU$7,742

Profit Sharing

AU$8,000

The average pay for a Merchandise Planner is AU$78,213 per year.

AU$49,781 - AU$116,562
AU$50K
AU$78K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$78,213
10%
50%
90%
AU$25.42 - AU$28.97
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$26.62
50%
AU$0AU$118K
Salary AU$49,781 - AU$116,562
Bonus AU$1,987 - AU$18,383
Profit Sharing AU$8,000
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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AU$50,203 - AU$118,867
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 146
Hourly Data AU$0AU$28
Hourly Rate AU$26.62
Annual Data AU$0AU$118K
Bonus AU$1,987 - AU$18,383
Profit Sharing AU$8,000
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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AU$50,203 - AU$118,867
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Merchandise Planner

Merchandise planners are in charge of developing effective merchandise strategies for their company. They are responsible for creating sound financial plans that reduce company spending, and increase overall profit. They review forecasts, use past performance to make projections, make recommendations for promotional markdowns, and manage inventory to maximize profitability. Additionally, merchandise planners research market trends to increase create more attractive offerings.

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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.

Merchandise Planner Pay By Employer

$0$132K

$57,232

Macy's, Inc.
10 profiles
$68,986

The Gap Inc.
7 profiles
$78,611

Merchandise Planner Job Listings

Popular Skills for Merchandise Planner

Pay Difference by Location

-8%

-12%

-29%

National Average: AU$78,007

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

Merchandise Planner Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Merchandise Planner?

Merchandise Planner in Sydney:
Pros: I like the routine, yet every day is different.
Cons: Some of the mundane exercises such as uploads.

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Key Stats for Merchandise Planner

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Merchandise Planner Salaries

▲14%

▲7%

National Average
AU$78,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Merchandise Planner Salaries



▲1%

National Average
AU$78,000


▼13%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 87%