The average salary for a Merchandise Planner with Microsoft Excel skills in Australia is AU$74,008.
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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. Most of the time,…Read more
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 Data Analysis, Forecasting, Inventory Management, Strategic Planning and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Merchandise Planner
An early career Merchandise Planner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$64,535 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Merchandise Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$81,927 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Merchandise Planner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$98,550 based on 8 salaries.
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Employees with Merchandise Planner in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 13.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (26.9% less), Geelong, Victoria (5.4% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (2.2% less).
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