$43,302
Avg. Salary
$14.41
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,024

Profit Sharing

$2,600

Commission

$2,000

The average pay for a Visual Merchandiser with Merchandising skills is $14.41 per hour.

The average pay for a Visual Merchandiser with Merchandising skills is $43,302 per year.

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MEDIAN $43,302
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$0$67K
Salary $29,037 - $67,008
Bonus $204 - $5,081
Profit Sharing $2,600
Commission $2,000
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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$22,323 - $49,200
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 149
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $10.34 - $19.14
Hourly Tips $0.60
Overtime $15.17 - $32.38
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $204 - $5,081
Commission $2,000
Profit Sharing $2,600
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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$22,323 - $49,200
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 525

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.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Visual Merchandiser

Pay by Experience for a Visual Merchandiser has a positive trend. An entry-level Visual Merchandiser with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 254 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Visual Merchandiser with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 136 salaries. An experienced Visual Merchandiser which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 68 salaries. A Visual Merchandiser with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

36%

National Average: $32,055

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

Visual Merchandiser Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Visual Merchandiser in Livonia:
You must love retail and working with customers. Also have an eye for design. Think of ways to promote the merchandise. Know how to put yourself in the eyes of the customer; what looks good together, what story are you trying to tell the customer...etc. It's all about selling and promoting the merchandise. Bring the customer(s) in.

Visual Merchandiser in Melbourne:
"Share your knowledge about the daily responsibilities, caree."
Don't stay in this career, it does not pay well. You are also expected to service customers, do all logistical work and all creative ideas are basically non exisiting, it's all dictated to you. It's not what you know in this industry, it's who you know. The corporate ladder is not achieved unless you know so e-one to get you there. I know this because I've chased the dream of once becoming part of the national team and the existing members are not qualified nor do they have any inspirational creative ideas.

Visual Merchandiser in Atlanta:
"That its physical."
To enjoy the job and all the duties that go along with it.

Visual Merchandiser in San Jose:
"Underpaid."
Ask for what your worth in terms of pay.

Visual Merchandiser in Corvallis:
"Fulfilling, rewarding, labor intensive, fast pace and busy."
Pros: Making things beautiful and customers happy.
Cons: Stress, politics, understaffed.

Key Stats for Visual Merchandiser

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 121 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Visual Merchandiser Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲12%

▲6%

National Average
$32,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 28%