Merchoriser or window dresser

Merchandisers and window dressers replenish stocks of goods in stores, advise retailers on the optimum display of merchandise and create displays of merchandise in shop windows.

Tasks

  • Provides feedback about displays to senior managers.
  • Prepares area for new display, constructs or assembles displays from a variety of materials, and dismantles existing displays and returns merchandise to relevant departments.
  • Implements plans from display designers or display managers or develops ideas and plans for merchandise display or window dressing.
  • Consults with advertising and sales staff and advises retailers on the optimal display of a product and of any promotions.
  • Supplies information about the product to the retailer and sales staff and deals with customer enquiries.
  • Monitors stock movements, considers customer requirements and assists customers in completing orders.

Typical Education Level

Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 12% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£15,269

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for merchoriser or window dresser is £15,269

936 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 936. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for merchoriser or window dresser roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £15,269 per year. That is about £1,272 per month or £7.83 per hour. New workers generally start on £18,325, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £35,464

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 936 people are employed in the region.

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