Entry-Level Category Manager Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Category Manager is $67,812 per year. A skill in Contract Negotiation is associated with high pay for this job.

$44,124 - $94,261
$44K
$68K
$94K
MEDIAN: $67,812
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$12.82 - $35.81
$13
$18
$36
MEDIAN: $18.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$44,124 - $94,261  
   
Bonus
$1,019 - $15,836  
Profit Sharing
$4,850  
Commission
$16,235  
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).
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$43,400 - $99,612  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 290
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.82 - $35.81  
   
Overtime
$12.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,019 - $15,836  
   
Commission
$16,235  
Profit Sharing
$4,850  
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).
)
$43,400 - $99,612  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Key Stats for Category Manager

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
26%
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Skills That Affect Category Manager Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲10%

Strategic Sales
▲10%


Market Research
▲6%

Project Management
▲6%

Negotiation
▲3%

Sourcing
▲2%

Merchandising
▲1%

Powerpoint
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Strategic Marketing
▼0%

National Average
$73,000

Microsoft Word
▼1%

Marketing Management
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Purchasing
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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