Fashion Merchandising Salaries

 

Retail Buyer/Assistant Buyer

JOB DUTIES

  • Shops for the latest trends
  • Works closely with Planners and Allocators, Store Managers, and staff to select the merchandise sold in stores
  • Stays on the cutting edge of current and future trends by shopping the market, observing trend predictives, and traveling to trade shows
  • Selects merchandise for order, places orders, and stays involved in inventory distribution
  • Reviews success of previous orders to determine extent to which inventory should be replenished
  • Researches new trends or advances in product lines to make appropriate buying decisions

MEDIAN SALARIES
$84,440 ($58,532- $115,348)

SOURCE
http://swz.salary.com/SalaryWizard/Merchandise-Buyer-Salary-Details.aspx

 

Visual Merchandiser/Visual Display Manager / Visual Merchandising Manager/Visual Merchandising Director

JOB DUTIES

  • Creates timely merchandise displays throughout a retail store to create an enjoyable, easy shopping experience for the customer to maximize revenue and customer satisfaction
  • Familiar with standards of visual concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular company
  • Supports the company’s vision through ownership and accountability for the visual merchandise presentation in assigned store
  • Maintains solid partnership with Store Management and drives the visual team to execute their job duties.
  • Styles mannequins, designs floor sets and fixtures, follows and executes corporate visual merchandising standards to create window and merchandise displays
  • Has knowledge of latest fashion trends and forecasting, trends and applies this knowledge to a store’s fashion merchandising displays

MEDIAN SALARIES
$44,541 ($27,129-$62,997)

SOURCE
http://swz.salary.com/SalaryWizard/Visual-Merchandiser-Salary-Details.aspx

 

Account Executive/Wholesale Account Representative

JOB DUTIES

  • Develops and maintains favorable relationships with new and existing retail clients or buyers in order to increase revenue
  • Ensures that merchandise or products consistently meet clients’ needs
  • May be responsible for providing sales quotations as well as sustaining and renewing client contracts

MEDIAN SALARIES
$60,620 ($43,112-$86,114)

SOURCE
http://swz.salary.com/SalaryWizard/Account-Management-Director-Salary-Details.aspx

 

Account Management Director/Wholesale Account Manager

JOB DUTIES

  • Defines business strategies by applying knowledge based on apparel customer market
  • Responsible for retention and growth of the existing client base through individual efforts and efforts of the account management team to deliver profitable quality service
  • Manages retail client assignments and builds strong buyer relationships
  • Familiar with a variety of the apparel industry’s standard concepts, practices, and procedures for selling wholesale fashion merchandise

MEDIAN SALARIES
$60,620 ($43,112-$86,114)

SOURCE
http://swz.salary.com/SalaryWizard/Account-Management-Director-Salary-Details.aspx

 

Store Manager/Assistant Store Manager/Sales Lead

JOB DUTIES

  • Hires, trains, and manage employees within a fashion retail environment
  • Tracks sales, and works directly with Account Coordinators and Buyers
  • Manages a variety of fast-paced day-to-day responsibilities in a department or specialty store such as scheduling, meeting sales goals, customer service, stocking merchandise, maintaining visual standards and housekeeping, loss prevention, shipping and receiving, etc.
  • Develops strategies to improve customer service, drive store sales, and increase profitability
  • Ensures customer needs are met, complaints are resolved, and service is quick and efficient
  • Ensures all products and displays are merchandised effectively to maximize sales and profitability
  • Forecasts staffing needs and develops a recruiting strategy to provide optimal staffing in all areas

MEDIAN SALARIES
$54,972 ($37,565-$80,016)

SOURCE
http://swz.salary.com/SalaryWizard/Retail-Store-Manager-Salary-Details.aspx

 

Merchandise Coordinator/Merchandise Planner

JOB DUTIES

  • Uses strong visual presentation skills to merchandise a product line
  • Serves as a liaison between Manufacturer and Retailer
  • Plans and forecasts for future merchandise buys based on historical buys, reoccurring buys and current inventory levels
  • Initiates analysis of business trends, including but not limited to, category performance, regional, selling, and size selling
  • Partners with Allocation Manager to determine monthly allocation strategies and follows up to ensure appropriate execution
  • Partners with buyer to develop sourcing strategy that will fit within profitability goals
  • Works continually to improve profitability of areas through sourcing, inventory management, pricing strategies, etc.

MEDIAN SALARIES
$65,569 ($44,949-$85,927)

SOURCE
http://swz.salary.com/SalaryWizard/Merchandise-Planner-Salary-Details.asp

 

Showroom Manager/Showroom Marketing Manager

JOB DUTIES

  • Organizes and displays designers’ collections, shows the line to Buyers, and handles various retail accounts
  • Manages costs to ensure profitabililty
  • Develops marketing plans for merchandise and product lines, including sales, advertising, research, promotion, market strategy, sales forecasts, budget estimates
  • Coordinates closely with all fashion designers or headquarter departments including Sales, Forecasting, Operations, Accounting, and Finance, and also with manufacturing partners
  • Managing product prices, terms of sale and discounts that recognize designer’s objectives and based off competition
  • Develops a personal expertise on apparel markets including a intelligence on competitors’ products, pricing, field activity, and customer service channels of market distribution
  • Stays familiar with product merchandise, manufacturing, packaging and promotions

MEDIAN SALARIES
$28,167-$80,446

SOURCE
http://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Showroom_Manager/Salary

 

Merchandise Allocator/Merchandiser/Merchandise Planning Manager

JOB DUTIES

  • Uses strong computer, math, and problem-solving skills to support a company’s objectives
  • Develops financial plans, and forecasts future merchandise needs
  • Allocates merchandise to stores according to warehouse and store inventory levels
  • Assists stores with merchandise transfers to fulfill stock needs
  • Develops preseason unit/dollar level plans (where applicable) for sales, inventory, markdowns and margin in partnership with the buyer
  • Manages assortment planning process to ensure they tie back to the monthly receipt targets
  • Responsible for reviewing stock to sales ratios, responding to changing sales trends, and ensuring plan sales, plan markups, and plan markdowns are achieved by departments

MEDIAN SALARIES
$46,833 ($35,914-$60,296)

SOURCE
http://swz.salary.com/SalaryWizard/Merchandise-Allocator-Salary-Details.aspx
http://www.salesheads.com/job.asp?id=49306056&aff=AC44BA2E-E3EB-4DBC-8BDB-9FCE01C58B09

 

Divisional Merchandise Manager/Merchandise Manager - Division/Divisional Manager of Merchandise

JOB DUTIES

  • Manages a company’s group of buyers who select merchandise for order, place orders, and are involved in inventory distribution
  • Works with buyers to review previous orders and to determine which inventory should be replenished
  • Researches new trends or advances in product lines to make appropriate buying decisions

MEDIAN SALARIES
$178,460 ($112,660-$230,832)

SOURCE
http://swz.salary.com/SalaryWizard/Divisional-Merchandise-Manager-Salary-Details.aspx

 

Project Coordinator

JOB DUTIES

  • Performs all activities necessary to plan, coordinate, monitor, and control a fashion retail company’s tasks performed internationally
  • Works closely with Program Managers to execute contract requirements, foreign staff to develop cost estimates and coordinate support,
  • Works with international vendors to ensure delivery and handles logistics

MEDIAN SALARIES
$34,340-$68,802

SOURCE
http://www.payscale.com/research/US/Employer=Nike%2c_Inc./Salary/by_Job

 

Brand Manager/Market Analyst Marketing Manager

JOB DUTIES

  • Develops strategic development and execution of multiple marketing initiatives from concept phase to launch
  • Analyzes market research, industry trends, and the competitive marketplace to identify breakthrough brand and product opportunities and make recommendations to senior leadership
  • Independently leads multiple cross-functional teams from a variety of departments including consumer insights, product development, advertising, merchandising, operations, and finance
  • Formulates marketing plans to effectively and efficiently engage fashion company’s consumer target
  • Develops tools, programs, and other materials to make company’s sales reps and retail sales associates successful Brand Ambassadors who are able to communicate what makes a company’s brand and products unique to various audiences around the world

MEDIAN SALARIES
$55,804-$136-482

SOURCE
http://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Brand_Marketing_Manager/Salary

 

Sourcing Associate/Sourcing Director

JOB DUTIES

  • Supports all product development and sourcing activities related to apparel  including quoting business, recommending suppliers, developing suppliers, analyzing and negotiating costs, developing savings strategies, leading projects, data entry to support the commodity, and issuing costs sheets
  •  Supports and develops supply base to adhere to social compliance, factory audits, inspections and testing at lowest total delivered costs
  • Stays abreast of industry best practices and recommend new approaches to management
  • Assist management in identifying potential and preferred suppliers
  • Independently manages resolution of issues/concerns with suppliers, primarily as it relates to service and invoices
  • Ensures tactical administration of sourcing data is accurate and maintained, such as contracts, maintenance of supplier contact listing, submitting cost sheets, and retrieving specifications
  • Works with the quality team to ensure all products meeting safety and quality testing
  • Participates in and influences team projects to successful completion
  • Work closely with the suppliers and planning team to ensure delivery and service

MEDIAN SALARIES

$38,901-$78,211 (associate) $73,745-$137-917 (mgmt)

SOURCE
http://www.payscale.com/research/US/Employer=Nike%2c_Inc./Salary/by_Job