$62,716
Avg. Salary
$15.49
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,969

Bonus

$3,000

Profit Sharing

$6,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Merchandising Manager is $15.49 per hour.

The average pay for a Merchandising Manager is $62,716 per year.

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$11.14
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$15.49
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$20.44
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MEDIAN $15.49
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$38k
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$63k
50%
$102k
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MEDIAN $62,716
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MEDIAN: $62,716
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$0$107K
Salary $38,356 - $101,918
Bonus $305 - $17,617
Profit Sharing $255 - $18,596
Commission $6,000
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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$30,401 - $107,087
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 581
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $11.14 - $20.44
Hourly Tips $0.27
Overtime $7.66 - $31.85
Annual Data $0$107K
Bonus $305 - $17,617
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $255 - $18,596
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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$30,401 - $107,087
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 171

Job Description for Merchandising Manager

Merchandising managers are responsible for planning strategies for the effective managing of merchandise in their organizations. They create efficient methods for handling large amount of incoming products and accommodate them as needed. They also supervise other workers, providing them with the necessary tools for proper merchandise allocation and handling, as well as oversee the unloading of requested products from external vendors.

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Merchandising Manager Tasks
  • Create and implement store merchandising plans and standards.
  • Conduct routine store walks and generate reports.
  • Manage merchandising team by coordinating work schedules and activities.
  • Communicate merchandising layouts, planograms, and store listings.

Merchandising Manager Pay By Employer

$0$68K

$38,322

$23,114

Macy's, Inc.
8 profiles
$58,195

$31,613

$37,850

Common Career Paths for Merchandising Manager


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As Merchandising Managers make advancements to positions like Retail Store Manager, salaries may go down sharply. Usually, Retail Store Managers make $41K.

Merchandising Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Merchandising Manager


Survey results suggest that Merchandising Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, facility with Strategic Planning, Data Analysis, and e-Commerce are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 55 percent, 33 percent, and 32 percent, respectively. Those listing Customer Service as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. People Management and Inventory Management also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in Merchandising are, more often than not, also skilled in Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Merchandising Manager

Pay by Experience for a Merchandising Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Merchandising Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 187 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Merchandising Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 149 salaries. An experienced Merchandising Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 99 salaries. A Merchandising Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 37 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,784

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

Home to some of the best pay for Merchandising Managers, Atlanta offers exceptional salaries, 66 percent above the national average. Merchandising Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+63 percent), Seattle (+54 percent), New York (+54 percent), and Los Angeles (+39 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Merchandising Managers is geography, with workers in Salt Lake City earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average.

Merchandising Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Merchandising Manager?

Merchandising Manager in Aiken:
"Great."
Pros: Small to medium size area, with a lot of southern charm.
Cons: Nothing

Merchandising Manager in Chicago:
"I thought it would be a place where your work ethics were valued."
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Merchandising Manager in Akron:
"Fulfilling."
Pros: I enjoy my contribution to the company. My coworkers are amazing. Atmosphere.
Cons: My commute to work is least favorite part of working where I do.

Merchandising Manager in Tallahassee:
"Fun but stressful."
Pros: Very fun atmosphere, lenient dress code, chance to grow and develop your associates with new tools, great discount, good benefits.
Cons: Extremely heavy workload, lots of large last minute directions given by the company, very poor work-life balance.

Merchandising Manager in Sacramento:
"Fast paced."
Pros: Leading and teaching associates.
Cons: The corporate office.

Merchandising Manager in San Jose:
"Creative Freedom."
Pros: The creative freedom.
Cons: The people.

Merchandising Manager in El Paso:
"Personality Weighs More Than Hard Work."
Research, try to learn as much as you can, do not complain, stay away from gossip and be careful with office politics. Being complacent and not speaking up will either keep you in your same position for years and not move up or being told that another employee who left that was making a lot more than you's position is not being replaced and now you do your job and theirs for the same low pay with a 50¢ raise.

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Key Stats for Merchandising Manager

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 158 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Merchandising Manager Salaries

▲11%

▲9%

▲9%

National Average
$57,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Merchandising Manager Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲43%

▲22%

e-Commerce
▲21%



National Average
$57,000

▼10%

Inventory Management
▼16%


Customer Service
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 158 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 16%