Category Analyst Salary

The average salary for a Category Analyst is $58,485 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Market Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$40,245 - $74,733
$40K
$59K
$75K
MEDIAN: $59,105
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$18.16 - $25.43
$19
MEDIAN: $19.16
50%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,245 - $74,733  
   
Bonus
$400.00 - $10,230  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
Total Pay (?
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).
)
$40,157 - $79,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 173
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$19.16  
   
Overtime
$28.63  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$400.00 - $10,230  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
Total Pay (?
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).
)
$40,157 - $79,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Job Description for Category Analyst

Category analysts work with internal teams of category management employees to coordinate efforts with merchandising departments and business partners. Basic daily responsibilities include assisting in negotiations with vendors, balancing and optimizing product selection, auditing inventory systems and distribution policies, and helping minimize costs. Performing these tasks effectively requires excellent communication with internal departments, partners, vendors, and customers to determine all parties' needs and coordinate a strong relationship among all parties.

Read More...

Category Analyst Tasks

  • Design and draw planograms according to the retailer's expectations and requirements.
  • Analyze category consumer trends and market demographics in order to make recommendations for future marketing campaigns.
  • Perform studies for forecasting, pre/post-promotional analysis, and product selection or discontinuation.
  • Coordinate with the merchandising supervisor to develop schematics for assigned categories.

Common Career Paths for Category Analyst


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Category Analyst Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Category Analyst

Popular Skills for Category Analyst

Pay by Experience Level for Category Analyst

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

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Category Analyst

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Category Analyst Salaries

Experienced
▲17%

Late-Career
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$61,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Category Analyst Salaries

Market Analysis
▲21%

Business Analysis
▲2%


National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Powerpoint
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 4%
ADVERTISEMENT