Merchandiser earnings by seniority

90th percentile

Top-level merchandiser earnings begin at:

$22.74 per hour

$47,290 per year

75th percentile

Senior-level merchandiser earnings begin at:

$18.24 per hour

$37,930 per year

50th percentile

Mid-level merchandiser earnings begin at:

$15.41 per hour

$32,060 per year

25th percentile

Junior-level merchandiser earnings begin at:

$14.06 per hour

$29,240 per year

10th percentile

Starting level merchandiser earnings begin at:

$12.77 per hour

$26,560 per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Merchandiser salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Washington $38,020
Maine $37,260
New Jersey $37,050
New York $36,880
New Hampshire $36,720
North Dakota $36,710
Illinois $36,650
California $36,440
Massachusetts $36,230
Alaska $36,060
Connecticut $36,060
Minnesota $36,060
Oregon $36,060
Vermont $36,060
Maryland $35,540
Wisconsin $34,620
Colorado $34,560
Georgia $33,720
Nebraska $31,570
District of Columbia $31,280
Indiana $30,850
Missouri $30,730
Pennsylvania $30,620
Kansas $30,560
Kentucky $30,470
South Dakota $30,430
Utah $30,360
Rhode Island $30,290
Virginia $30,220
Ohio $30,210
Texas $30,210
Idaho $30,140
Nevada $30,140
Florida $30,080
Iowa $30,000
Arizona $29,880
Arkansas $29,850
Hawaii $29,810
Wyoming $29,810
Delaware $29,720
North Carolina $29,720
Michigan $29,570
Alabama $29,550
Louisiana $29,550
Mississippi $29,550
New Mexico $29,550
Tennessee $29,550
Oklahoma $29,480
South Carolina $29,480
West Virginia $29,480
Montana $29,220
Puerto Rico $27,440
Guam $19,460

How do merchandiser salaries compare to similar careers?

Merchandisers earn 25% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than fundraisers but more than telemarketers.

Career Median Salary
Fundraiser salary $61K
Office manager salary $61K
Real estate agent salary $48K
Model maker salary $61K
Animal breeder salary $40K
Merchandiser salary $32K
Street vendor salary $29K
Retail salesperson salary $29K
Telemarketer salary $29K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)