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Occupational Employment Statistics


27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

Plan and erect commercial displays, such as those in windows and interiors of retail stores and at trade exhibitions.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 15021$18.16/hr$15.03/hr$16.68/hr$17.62/hr$18.98/hr$19.80/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,510$18.54/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Leisure and Hospitality10$14.96/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA 50$18.20/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 60$17.46/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 60$17.17/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 70$18.89/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 80$17.37/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 80$19.75/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 90$17.37/hr-3.3%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 100$17.26/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 100$17.15/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 110$17.46/hr-9.1%
Northwest Balance of State 110$17.62/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 130$17.79/hr-9.0%
Northwest Minnesota 150$17.62/hr-2.2%
Central Minnesota 170$18.44/hr-4.4%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 240$19.80/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 870$19.00/hr-0.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 970$18.99/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,590$18.68/hr-1.0%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Floral Designers 690$17.29/hr-15.8%
Retail Salespersons 67,280$17.34/hr-3.0%
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 5,510$17.24/hr17.0%

  • Place prices or descriptive signs on backdrops, fixtures, merchandise, or floor.
  • Instruct sales staff in color coordination of clothing racks or counter displays.
  • Consult with store managers, buyers, sales associates, housekeeping staff, or engineering staff to determine appropriate placement of displays or products.
  • Maintain props, products, or mannequins, inspecting them for imperfections, doing touch-ups, cleaning up after customers, or applying preservative coatings as necessary.
  • Arrange properties, furniture, merchandise, backdrops, or other accessories, as shown in prepared sketches.
  • Assemble or set up displays, furniture, or products in store space, using colors, lights, pictures, or other accessories to display the product.
  • Develop ideas or plans for merchandise displays or window decorations.
  • Take photographs of displays or signage.
  • Dress mannequins for displays.
  • Consult with advertising or sales staff to determine type of merchandise to be featured and time and place for each display.