A Category Manager in Brisbane, Queensland earns an average salary of AU$83,986 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$65,679 - AU$129,741
AU$66K
AU$85K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$84,870
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$142K
Salary AU$65,679 - AU$129,741
Bonus AU$2,000 - AU$21,000
Total Pay (?
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AU$64,672 - AU$142,458
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

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 Job Listings

Key Stats for Category Manager

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Category Manager Salaries

▲12%

National Average
AU$87,000

▼9%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Category Manager Salaries

▲1%

National Average
AU$87,000




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%