$45,106
Avg. Salary
$12.23
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,948

Bonus

$375

Profit Sharing

$1,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Merchandiser is $12.23 per hour.

The average pay for a Merchandiser is $45,106 per year.

$9.56
10%
$12.23
50%
$16.47
90%
MEDIAN $12.23
$26k
10%
$45k
50%
$75k
90%
MEDIAN $45,106
$25,558 - $74,805
$26K
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MEDIAN: $45,106
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$9.56 - $16.47
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$0$74K
Salary $25,558 - $74,805
Bonus $152 - $8,193
Profit Sharing $98.21 - $4,872
Commission $480 - $19,653
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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$20,273 - $48,267
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 801
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $9.56 - $16.47
Hourly Tips $0.49 - $5.96
Overtime $8.88 - $26.25
Annual Data $0$48K
Bonus $152 - $8,193
Commission $480 - $19,653
Profit Sharing $98.21 - $4,872
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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$20,273 - $48,267
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,201

Job Description for Merchandiser

Merchandisers are responsible for controlling advertisements and related setups in grocery stores for specific items, as well as traveling to different stores to restock and remove items within stores. They are also tasked with keeping things clean, retagging shelves, and stocking new items upon delivery.

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Merchandiser Tasks
  • Implement shelf planograms.
  • Communicate changes or additions to current products.
  • Set up displays and change signage for products.
  • Maintain store shelf standards and inventory, including rotation of products.
  • Stock, restock, and order merchandise.

Common Career Paths for Merchandiser


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Though it's uncommon, some Merchandisers move into roles as Category Managers, where pay is an average $80K per year. A common career progression for a Merchandiser is to become an Account Manager or a Senior Merchandiser. Compared to Merchandisers, the first group earns $23K more on average, and the second group earns $32K more.

Merchandiser Job Listings

Popular Skills for Merchandiser


Merchandisers report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Microsoft Office, Order Inventory, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 69 percent, 31 percent, and 26 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Oral / Verbal Communication, Problem Solving, and Retail. Most people who know Customer Service also know Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Merchandiser

Pay by Experience for a Merchandiser has a positive trend. An entry-level Merchandiser with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 1,586 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Merchandiser with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 576 salaries. An experienced Merchandiser which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 357 salaries. A Merchandiser with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 112 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $27,516

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

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Merchandisers, 73 percent higher than the national average. Merchandisers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+64 percent), San Francisco (+45 percent), Indianapolis (+36 percent), and Los Angeles (+31 percent). Atlanta is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 4 percent.

Merchandiser Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Merchandiser?

Merchandiser in Montgomery:
"Coke life."
Pros: Your paid every week, you paid by the mileage and you have your own cell phone.
Cons: Highly stressful, micro- managers,

Merchandiser in Houston:
"The Truth."
Pros:
Cons: Over worked for little pay.

Merchandiser in Jacksonville:
"The good and the bad."
Pros: The pay, benefits, hours, and overtime are all good benefits.
Cons: The schedule, possible long hours, working every holiday, are some of the bad things.

Merchandiser in Woodridge:
Pros: Never doing the same thing.
Cons: Money.

Merchandiser in Clarksville:
"Stress Levels, Perks, And Valuable Skills For The Job."
Collect as much information about the job before you take the job.

Merchandiser in Jacksonville:
"I like it."
Pros: The work is not hard. You stay clean. Fast paced so time goes by quickly.
Cons: Traveling gets old. Sharing rooms. Hotel food. Gets old.

Merchandiser in Orlando:
Pros: Able to cover monthly bills, Good Benefits.
Cons: No recognition for job well done. Cut throat, backstabbing, co-workers. Longevity not rewarded. Too much good ole boy pandering.

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Key Stats for Merchandiser

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 693 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Merchandiser Salaries

▲14%

▲8%

▲1%

National Average
$28,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Merchandiser Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲69%

Order Inventory
▲31%

▲26%

Training
▲24%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲18%

Microsoft Excel
▲12%

▲3%


National Average
$28,000

Merchandising
▼1%

Organizing
▼1%


Merchandiser
▼11%

Retail
▼13%

Problem Solving
▼16%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 693 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 42%