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Director Merchandise Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$104,488 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Director Merchandise is $104,488 a year and $50 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Director Merchandise is between $73,452 and $129,683. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Director Merchandise. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Manages the activities and merchandising efforts of a single retail or wholesale location or covering multiple locations in an assigned territory.
  • Designs and develops strategies for selection, pricing, and promotion of merchandise to meet organization objectives for sales, margin, inventory turns, and customer service.
  • Analyzes demographic data and suggests marketing strategies.
Director Merchandise Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Purchasing Managers

Job family population: 70,430

Estimated population of Director Merchandise jobs: 8,614

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Director Merchandise Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Merchandiser/Category Manager - Corrugated Packaging - Chicago Area
Mar 30
Lombard, IL, USA
Orora Packaging Solutions
Director, Merchandising Location: East Region Travel Requirement: up to 10 % Travel May Be Required FLSA Status: Exempt What Youll be Responsible For in this Role * Primary category expert within ...
Associate Director Client Services
May 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Associate Director of Client Services CPG/Retail Consultancy Chicago $135,000 - $145,000 A globally ... You will build out and manage a team of Merchandising, Consumer Insight and Category Managers and ...
Assistant General Manager/Marketing Director
May 8
Bucksbaum Retail Properties
Assistant General Manager/Marketing Director Company: Bucksbaum Retail Properties (BRP) is a fully ... Serves as the main point of contact on the Merchant Advisory Council. Plan quarterly tenant ...
Food Brand Ambassador for Mount Prospect IL
May 16
Mount Prospect, IL, USA
Direct Demos and Merchandising
​✔️ All Demo Supplies provided ✔️ Flexible Schedule ✔️ Paid Training ✔️ Weekly Pay (every Friday) ✔️ Background check and drug screen expense all covered ✔️ No experience ...
Senior Sales Director, National Accounts
May 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Senior Sales Director, National Accounts Location: Chicago, IL; New York City, NY (Remote) FSLA ... merchandising, and media decision makers within prospective client organizations. * Create and ...
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