Entry-Level Category Manager in Melbourne, Victoria Salary (Australia)

An Entry-Level Category Manager in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$80,992 per year.

AU$60,935 - AU$115,560
AU$61K
AU$81K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$80,606
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AU$0AU$120K
Salary AU$60,935 - AU$115,560
Bonus AU$3,064 - AU$24,688
Total Pay (?
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AU$61,418 - AU$120,353
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 7 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

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
48 %
Male
52 %
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
11%

Skills That Affect Category Manager Salaries

Marketing Management
▲1%

National Average
AU$82,000

▼1%


▼5%




Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Common Health Benefits

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