The average hourly pay for a Merchandiser in South Africa is R20.24.
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R15 - R34
R1,003 - R7,475
R30 - R28,049
R0 - R1,150
R32,870 - R86,780
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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. Merchandisers must be organized and able to make the most of their time, and should maintain an understanding of what is selling and what is not. They must also have excellent communication sk…Read more
- 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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Merchandiser
The top respondents for the job title Merchandiser are from the companies Smollan Group, Tiger Brands and Unilever. Reported salaries are highest at Clover SA where the average pay is R34.97. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Dischem and Tiger Brands, earning around R22.68 and R21.79, respectively. Pioneerfoods pays the lowest at around R15.00. Daymon Worldwide, Inc. and Unilever also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R19.49 and R19.65, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Merchandiser
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Merchandising, Customer Service, Sales and Organizing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Merchandiser
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 R20.02 based on 39 salaries. An early career Merchandiser with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R20.04 based on 589 salaries. A mid-career Merchandiser with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R20.74 based on 201 salaries. An experienced Merchandiser with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R20.11 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R0.
Years of Experience
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