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Merchandise Planning & Allocation Head Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$189,034 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Merchandise Planning & Allocation Head is $189,034 a year and $91 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Merchandise Planning & Allocation Head is between $129,231 and $236,924. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Merchandise Planning & Allocation Head. 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

  • Develops, plans,and implements merchandising programs to plan merchandise, control inventory, and allocate merchandise to stores so as to optimize flow of materials, timing, quantities, margins, and optimum unit purchases; but does not have purchasing responsibilities.
  • Directs analysts, planners, and/or allocators.
Merchandise Planning & Allocation Head Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Purchasing Managers

Job family population: 70,430

Estimated population of Merchandise Planning & Allocation Head jobs: 8,614

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Merchandise Planning & Allocation Head Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Merchandise Planner
Apr 2
Deerfield, IL, USA
Bachelor's Degree and at least 2 years of experience in one or more of the following: retail, merchandising, planning, demand planning, inventory management, allocation, analytics, finance or ...
Global Head of Digital Product Design, User Experience
Apr 29
Chicago, IL, USA
... planning the growth and strategy of the UX team, carrying out the vision for the group by ... Manage resourcing for projects to align with business and allocation needs as well as individual ...
Senior Demand Planner
Apr 9
Deerfield, IL, USA
... with merchandising via S&OP process * Provides input into S&OP supply planning process. ... Works closely with Category Supply Planner to ensure proper stock levels and allocation for ...
Product Engineer - Mixed-Signal IC / ASIC
May 9
Chicago, IL, USA
Manage resource availability and allocation to ensure all projects are delivered on-time, within ... planning and reporting (Wafer Probe, ATE, & Board Levels) · Use Design & Process Failure Mode ...
Buyer Assistant - 35127
Apr 11
Westchester, USA
Follett Corporation
Works closely with Merchandise Control team to maintain SKU and pricing information. * Communicates vendor/product information to Planning and Allocation team including assortment plans, and lead ...
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