A Category Analyst earns an average salary of C$50,719 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

C$39,656 - C$73,588
C$40K
C$54K
C$74K
MEDIAN: C$53,564
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$74K
Salary C$39,656 - C$73,588
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,946
Profit Sharing C$900
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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C$40,694 - C$74,940
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

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 parties' needs and coordinate a strong relationship among all parties.

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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.

Category Analyst Pay By Employer

$0$69K

$43,154

$61,684

Category Analyst Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$53,268

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

Key Stats for Category Analyst

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Category Analyst Salaries

▲22%

National Average
C$53,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 5%