The average salary for a Category Analyst in Canada is C$55,963.
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Job Description for Category Analyst
Category analysts work with internal teams of category management employees to coordinate efforts with merchandising departments and business partners. Basic daily responsibilities include assisting in negotiations with vendors, balancing and optimizing product selection, auditing inventory systems and distribution policies, and helping minimize costs. Performing these tasks effectively requires excellent communication with internal departments, partners, vendors, and customers to determine all …Read more
Category Analyst Tasks
- Design and draw planograms according to the retailer's expectations and requirements.
- Analyze category consumer trends and market demographics in order to make recommendations for future marketing campaigns.
- Perform studies for forecasting, pre/post-promotional analysis, and product selection or discontinuation.
- Coordinate with the merchandising supervisor to develop schematics for assigned categories.
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Popular Skills for Category Analyst
Skills in Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Category Analyst
An early career Category Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$53,896 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Category Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$64,465 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Category Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 6 salaries.
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