Fashion Merchandiser. By Cassandra Medina. Duties. Attending Fashion shows, events around the world, purchasing fashions, negotiating with suppliers and retail outlets. Advertise and Market the latest Fashion Can help Create Store Displays. Education.
By Cassandra Medina
Attending Fashion shows, events around the world, purchasing fashions, negotiating with suppliers and retail outlets.
Advertise and Market the latest Fashion
Can help Create Store Displays
AA or Bachelors in Fashion Merchandising
On hand experience is a plus
Knowledgeable in textiles
Strong communication skills
Passionate about Fashion
Ability to piece outfits together
Keen eye for color
The average salary for fashion merchandiser, according to Simplyhired.com, is $47,000. First-time retail workers make from $7 to $11 an hour. As a person goes on to become a manager, the salary will increase to about $16 per hour, as of 2009. Shipping, purchasing and fashion distribution workers will pull in an annual salary of $25,000 to $60,000. Those working for top-level fashion stores will take home from $70,000 to $100,000.
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Fashion Merchandising jobs are located with in any retail company. Many of these positions are harder to obtain as there are only a select few who are Merchandisers within a company. Overall employment for retail buyers is expected to grow at an average rate of seven percent through 2018, which is on par with other occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov).