The average pay for a Merchandise Planner with Microsoft Excel skills is AU$75,661 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$51,637 - AU$118,198
AU$52K
AU$76K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$76,268
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$120K
Salary AU$51,637 - AU$118,198
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$24,468
Profit Sharing AU$11,500
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AU$51,568 - AU$120,148
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 84

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$76,360

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

Key Stats for Merchandise Planner

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Merchandise Planner Salaries

▲17%

▲15%

National Average
AU$76,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 90%