Category Manager Salary

A Category Manager earns an average salary of £40,680 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Procurement, Supplier Management, and Strategic Sales.

£27,832 - £59,863
MEDIAN: £40,679

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£27,832 - £59,863  
£979 - £9,933  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
£28,530 - £65,188  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 339
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Pay by Experience Level for Category Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £43,061

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Category Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Category Manager?

Category Manager in Lincoln:
"Ups And Downs But Always Exciting!"
Pros: When products sell!
Cons: When I have to placate unhappy customers!

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Experience Affects Category Manager Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Category Manager Salaries

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Supplier Management
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Contract Management
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Contract Negotiation
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National Average

Strategic Marketing
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Market Research
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Microsoft Office
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Data Analysis
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Marketing Communications
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.


43 %
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 30%