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 EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 14029$16.44/hr$11.79/hr$13.61/hr$16.37/hr$18.79/hr$22.17/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,560$14.68/hr
Professional and Business Services880$14.23/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Southwest Minnesota N/A$16.84/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/A$14.19/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/A$17.02/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 10$16.61/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 20$19.00/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$14.47/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 70$16.76/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 80$16.34/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 80$11.88/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 90$15.63/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 100$15.76/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 140$16.37/hr-3.7%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 140$13.91/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 180$15.21/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 260$12.05/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,040$14.85/hr-1.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,190$14.65/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,610$14.66/hr1.0%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Floral Designers 660$15.30/hr-19.0%
Retail Salespersons 84,960$12.72/hr-1.0%
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 9,630$14.48/hr6.9%

  • Place prices or descriptive signs on backdrops, fixtures, merchandise, or floor.
  • 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 while utilizing 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.
  • Consult with advertising or sales staff to determine type of merchandise to be featured and time and place for each display.
  • Develop ideas or plans for merchandise displays or window decorations.
  • Change or rotate window displays, interior display areas, or signage to reflect changes in inventory or promotion.