A Merchandise Planner earns an average salary of AU$77,025 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Financial Analysis and Strategic Planning.

AU$50,130 - AU$115,686
AU$50K
AU$78K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$77,507
10%
50%
90%
AU$25.42 - AU$28.97
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$26.62
50%
AU$0AU$117K
Salary AU$50,130 - AU$115,686
Bonus AU$2,000 - AU$18,313
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$50,627 - AU$117,711
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 149
Hourly Data AU$0AU$28
Hourly Rate AU$26.62
Annual Data AU$0AU$117K
Bonus AU$2,000 - AU$18,313
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$50,627 - AU$117,711
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 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.

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Popular Skills for Merchandise Planner

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$77,206

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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
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Merchandise Planner Salaries

▲15%

▲8%

National Average
AU$77,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Merchandise Planner Salaries



▲2%

National Average
AU$77,000


▼12%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 87%