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Average Merchandise Manager Salary

$63,611
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,090
Bonus
$1,600
Commission
$1,350
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Merchandise Manager is $63,611.
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$36k
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$64k
90%
$111k
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$36k - $111k
Bonus
$396 - $13k
Profit Sharing
$2 - $26k
Commission
$325 - $8k
Total Pay
$25k - $99k
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What Do Merchandise Managers Do?

Job Satisfaction for Merchandise Manager

3.7 out of 5
(162)
Highly Satisfied
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Popular Employer Salaries for Merchandise Manager

The top respondents for the job title Merchandise Manager are from the companies Barnes & Noble, Inc., Macy's, Inc. and Victoria's Secret. Reported salaries are highest at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc where the average pay is $87,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Macy's, Inc., earning around $64,243. Barnes & Noble, Inc. pays the lowest at around $37,500. Victoria's Secret also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $39,500.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Merchandise Managers?

Skills in Merchandising and Product Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales Management, People Management and Inventory Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Merchandise Managers?

An entry-level Merchandise Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,203 based on 11 salaries. An early career Merchandise Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,799 based on 230 salaries. A mid-career Merchandise Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,702 based on 161 salaries. An experienced Merchandise Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,294 based on 134 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $64,044.
Employees with Merchandise Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 40.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (25.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (24.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 609 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.8%
Early Career
37.8%
Mid Career
26.4%
Experienced
22.0%
Late Career
12.0%