Mid-Career Category Manager Salary
Earnings for Mid-Career Category Managers come in at around $83K annually on average. With some bonuses approaching $21K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K, overall incomes of Mid-Career Category Managers spread between $54K and $124K depending on individual performance. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The majority of Mid-Career Category Managers (62 percent) survey respondents are male. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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Pay Difference by Location
San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career Category Managers, 30 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Category Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+26 percent), Bentonville (+18 percent), Philadelphia (+15 percent), and Houston (+15 percent). Falling short of the national average by 19 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Cincinnati. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in New York and Minneapolis (16 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).