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Merchandise Displayers


Merchandise displayers, sometimes known as visual merchandisers and display and visual merchandising specialists, 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 168,400 merchandise displayers and window trimmers employed in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $50,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma




Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits



Hands On

Career Ladder
Display Director or Head of Store Planning

Merchandise Displayer

Merchandise Display Assistant or Helper