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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 20026$17.71/hr$14.96/hr$15.32/hr$17.12/hr$18.87/hr$20.78/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities2,040$18.15/hr
Professional and Business Services10$29.11/hr
Leisure and Hospitality40$14.97/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 40$17.15/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 70$17.21/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 70$17.49/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 70$17.01/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 80$19.69/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 90$17.66/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 90$18.61/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 110$16.95/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 110$17.01/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 120$17.21/hr-9.1%
Northeast Minnesota 130$17.00/hr-3.3%
Northwest Balance of State 160$17.06/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 170$17.18/hr-9.0%
Northwest Minnesota 200$17.12/hr-2.2%
Central Minnesota 230$18.07/hr-4.4%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 240$18.65/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,390$19.30/hr-0.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,540$19.14/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,300$18.33/hr-1.0%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Floral Designers 680$15.06/hr-15.8%
Retail Salespersons 66,830$15.63/hr-3.0%
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 5,980$18.59/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.