The average salary for a fashion merchandiser is $49,033 per year, as of 2015. The lowest-paid fashion merchandisers make as little as $29,144 each year, while the highest-earning fashion merchandisers make as much as $99,465 annually.
Although fashion merchandiser salaries vary widely, many fashion merchandisers earn commissions and bonuses and participate in profit-sharing programs with their employees, all of which increase their earning potential. Some fashion merchandisers earn up to $9,878 in bonus payments, up to $1,000 in profit sharing programs and up to $50,000 in commission payments per year. This can increase the fashion merchandiser’s salary to as much as $99,666 per year.