Average Early-Career Merchandiser Hourly Pay

$12.47
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$1,100
Bonus
$1,500
Commission
$300
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Merchandiser is $12.47.
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$9.85
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$12.47
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$16.56
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Bonus
$101 - $7,754
Profit Sharing
$97 - $1,208
Commission
$2 - $19,574
Total Pay
$20,803 - $45,215
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What Do Merchandisers Do?

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.
The top respondents for the job title Merchandiser are from the companies The Home Depot Inc., Best Buy and Frito-Lay, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Frito-Lay, Inc. where the average pay is $15.59. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include PepsiCo Inc and Pepsi Bottling Group, earning around $15.51 and $15.12, respectively. Macy's, Inc. pays the lowest at around $10.88. Best Buy and The Home Depot Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $11.06 and $11.40, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Merchandisers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales, Inventory Management, Organizing, Customer Service and Merchandising.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Merchandisers?

An entry-level Merchandiser with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.28 based on 239 salaries. A mid-career Merchandiser with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.06 based on 673 salaries. An experienced Merchandiser with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.74 based on 549 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Employees with Merchandiser in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 29.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (21.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (19.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (13.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,672 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.3%
Mid Career
40.3%
Experienced
32.8%
Late Career
12.6%