Merchandise Displayers

Merchandise displayers, sometimes known as visual merchandisers, design and install displays of clothing, accessories, furniture, and other products to attract customers. They set up these displays in windows and showcases and on the sales floors of retail stores. Display workers who specialize in dressing mannequins are known as model dressers. Those who specialize in installing displays in store windows are known as window dressers or window trimmers. These workers use their artistic flair and imagination to create excitement and customer interest in the store. They also work with other types of merchandising to develop exciting images, product campaigns, and shopping concepts. There are approximately 85,200 merchandise displayers and window trimmers employed in the United States.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $50,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
Related School Subjects
  • Art
  • Business
  • Technical/Shop
  • Drawing/Design
  • Mechanical/Manual Dexterity
Personality Traits
  • Artistic
  • Creative
  • Hands On
Licensure/Certification None

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