The average pay for a Category Manager in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$97,007 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

AU$68,298 - AU$137,348
AU$68K
AU$97K
AU$140K
MEDIAN: AU$97,007
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$147K
Salary AU$68,298 - AU$137,348
Bonus AU$2,013 - AU$23,834
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$69,047 - AU$147,474
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 77

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.

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Key Stats for Category Manager

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
58 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Category Manager Salaries

▲35%

▲21%

National Average
AU$98,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Category Manager Salaries

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 98%