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Apparel Merchant Salary

$61,327 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$2,337

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for an Apparel Merchant is $61,327 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Apparel Merchant is between $43,672 and $75,865. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Develops a product line that represents the business, is consistent with and aligned with the company's overall merchandise strategy, and supports the goals of the business.
  • Assures sales, gross margin, and profit goals of a business are achieved or exceeded through the selection, pricing, and promotion of merchandise and by utilizing appropriate merchandising and management techniques to maximize the company's return on inventory investment and space in stores and online.
  • Plans product assortments and buy plans that deliver against financial targets.
  • Develops and implements a strategy, analysis, and appropriate reaction to sales trend in order to maximize business; incorporates competitive intelligence, customer intimacy, fashion sense, and business analysis.
Apparel Merchant Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Purchasing Managers

Job family population: 69,490

Estimated population of Apparel Merchant jobs: 1,170

Rate of error: 0.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$71,095
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Apparel Merchant Job Listings for United States

Part Time Apparel Merchandiser
Nov 18
Ames, IA, USA
Market Connect Group
Use visual merchandising skills to showcase brands and products on the retail floor. Qualifications; * Must have retail experience; prior apparel merchandising experience is a plus. * Must ...
Associate Fashion Designer (Apparel)
Nov 28
us
Popular 21
BFA/BS in Fashion Design or Apparel Merchandising. * Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator Please submit a resume when applying.
Apparel Screen Printer
Nov 18
Van Nuys, CA, USA
Jerry Leigh of California
... apparel merchandise and quality control of workflow. Company Description At Jerry Leigh, we believe that fashion is a vehicle for expression! It is our mission to empower our customers through ...
VP of Apparel Production, Sourcing, Fashion Design, & Quality
Sep 23
St. Augustine, FL, USA
Company - Retail
The VP works with international vendors and factories to source and manage the offshore production and imports apparel merchandise. This strategic leader will be responsible for leading internal ...
Vice President Of Merchandising (Apparel)
Nov 6
us
Popular 21
Background Popular 21 provides fashion apparel to the largest retailers in the US and Canada at the most competitive prices in the marketplace. With fully-owned and operated manufacturing facilities ...

The average pay for an Apparel Merchant is $61,327 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Apparel Merchant is between $43,672 and $75,865. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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