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.

$44,659 - $93,956
$45K
$69K
$94K
MEDIAN: $68,805
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$12.96 - $34.95
$13
$20
$35
MEDIAN: $20.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$44,659 - $93,956  
   
Bonus
$1,020 - $15,514  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $8,109  
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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$43,838 - $99,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 311
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.96 - $34.95  
   
Overtime
$11.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,020 - $15,514  
   
Commission
$16,235  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $8,109  
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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$43,838 - $99,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Key Stats for Category Manager

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
24%
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Skills That Affect Category Manager Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲11%

Strategic Sales
▲10%


Market Research
▲6%

Project Management
▲6%

Negotiation
▲3%

Sourcing
▲3%

Merchandising
▲2%

Microsoft Excel
▲1%

Strategic Marketing
▲1%

Powerpoint
▲1%

National Average
$73,000

Microsoft Word
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Marketing Management
▼2%

Purchasing
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 10%
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