The average pay for a Category Manager in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$106,904 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$67,499 - AU$149,266
AU$67K
AU$110K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$106,904
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$162K
Salary AU$67,499 - AU$149,266
Bonus AU$5,022 - AU$29,799
Profit Sharing AU$14,000
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$71,273 - AU$162,929
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 114

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
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Category Manager Salaries

▲22%

▲9%

National Average
AU$114,000

▼24%

Skills That Affect Category Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 84%