AU$98,793
Avg. Salary
AU$33.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$10,286

Bonus

AU$509

Profit Sharing

AU$25,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Category Manager is AU$33.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Category Manager is AU$98,793 per year.

10%
AU$20.35
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AU$33.00
50%
AU$47.30
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$33.00
10%
AU$66k
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AU$99k
50%
AU$145k
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$98,793
AU$65,593 - AU$145,273
AU$66K
AU$99K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$98,793
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.35 - AU$47.30
AU$33
MEDIAN: AU$33.00
50%
AU$0AU$153K
Salary AU$65,593 - AU$145,273
Bonus AU$3,250 - AU$21,955
Profit Sharing AU$509
Commission AU$25,000
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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AU$66,120 - AU$153,886
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 283
Hourly Data AU$0AU$47
Hourly Rate AU$33.00
Overtime AU$26.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$153K
Bonus AU$3,250 - AU$21,955
Commission AU$25,000
Profit Sharing AU$509
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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AU$66,120 - AU$153,886
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Category Manager

A category manager determines the layout of products in a store, using sophisticated demographic data to assess possible product assortment schemes, select an option, ensure the selected scheme is employed, and monitor the scheme's performance. Along with organizing a product assortment scheme, a category manager also creates charts and diagrams so that the company's annual plans are broken down into seasonal and monthly assortment change calendars.

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Category Manager Tasks
  • Manage, improve and recommend the product assortment for the company.
  • Verify plans and provide explanations for variances in budgeted sales and gross profit.
  • Identify leverage opportunities, work with procurement, negotiate contracts, supply agreements and programs.
  • Develop annual category plans which include current situation analysis, vision and strategy and specific category plans.
  • Narrow categories and work with suppliers to narrow products supplied to the company.

Category Manager Pay By Employer

$0$121K

$48,080

$97,242

$99,750

Accenture
5 profiles
$92,742

Category Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Category Manager

Pay by Experience Level for Category Manager

Pay by Experience for a Category Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Category Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$86,000 based on 150 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Category Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$119,000 based on 141 salaries. An experienced Category Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$120,000 based on 96 salaries. A Category Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$109,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

13%

8%

-3%

-15%

National Average: AU$101,201

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Category Manager

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Category Manager Salaries

▲19%

▲18%

▲8%

National Average
AU$101,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Category Manager Salaries


▲19%


National Average
AU$101,000

Procurement
▼1%

Strategic Sales
▼1%






▼13%




▼23%

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 95%