The average hourly pay for a Visual Merchandiser is $14.90.
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Job Description for Visual Merchandiser
Merchandising is an essential component of advertising, marketing, and sale. A visual merchandiser designs, develops, and implements the visual look of a retail store and the merchandise being sold. The size of the store affects the scope of the merchandisers' responsibilities, but they usually oversee visual display, inventory management, and training employees on merchandising. Visual merchandisers may work alone in smaller retail locations; however, in larger stores, they may be part of a …Read more
Visual Merchandiser Tasks
- Work under the direction of the visual merchandising manager to customize product displays for a retail store.
- Facilitate customer buying decisions by ensuring product information is readily accessible.
- Arrange aisles and displays to provide easy customer access and make products easy to find.
- Manage the building and updating of in-store merchandise displays.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Visual Merchandiser
The top respondents for the job title Visual Merchandiser are from the companies Target Corporation, Macy's, Inc. and H&M Hennes & Mauritz Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at IKEA where the average pay is $21.37. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include H&M Hennes & Mauritz Inc. and Target Corporation, earning around $16.80 and $16.40, respectively. Forever21 pays the lowest at around $10.30. Forever 21, Inc. and Macy's, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.84 and $14.35, respectively.
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Skills in Customer Service, Visual Merchandising, Design and Retail are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Visual Merchandiser
An entry-level Visual Merchandiser with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.54 based on 38 salaries. An early career Visual Merchandiser with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.45 based on 507 salaries. A mid-career Visual Merchandiser with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.65 based on 259 salaries. An experienced Visual Merchandiser with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.64 based on 151 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Visual Merchandiser in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 17.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.8% more) and Dallas, Texas (9.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (1.7% less).
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