How much does a Merchandise Planner make in the United States? The average Merchandise Planner salary in the United States is $77,518 as of October 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $68,259 and $86,935. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Merchandise Planner Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Merchandise Planner Salary $59,830 US October 25, 2023
25th Percentile Merchandise Planner Salary $68,259 US October 25, 2023
50th Percentile Merchandise Planner Salary $77,518 US October 25, 2023
75th Percentile Merchandise Planner Salary $86,935 US October 25, 2023
90th Percentile Merchandise Planner Salary $95,508 US October 25, 2023
25% $68,259 10% $59,830 90% $95,508 75% $86,935 $77,518 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Merchandise Planner

Merchandise Planner plans and forecasts for future merchandise buys based on historical buys, reoccurring buys and current inventory levels. 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. Being a Merchandise Planner plans and coordinates merchandise flow-through. Inputs and maintains data in various merchandising systems. Additionally, Merchandise Planner may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Merchandise Planner gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Merchandise Planner typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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