A Mid-Career Category Manager earns an average salary of AU$111,043 per year.

AU$73,769 - AU$146,390
AU$74K
AU$110K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$111,302
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$160K
Salary AU$73,769 - AU$146,390
Bonus AU$4,027 - AU$22,301
Profit Sharing AU$2,000
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$75,048 - AU$160,503
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 138

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$119,208

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

Key Stats for Category Manager

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %
5-9 years
71%
10-19 years
29%

Skills That Affect Category Manager Salaries


▲5%


National Average
AU$119,000

▼1%






▼24%

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 88%