An Entry-Level Category Manager earns an average salary of C$66,605 per year.

C$45,837 - C$87,702
C$46K
C$66K
C$88K
MEDIAN: C$65,850
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$96K
Salary C$45,837 - C$87,702
Bonus C$1,028 - C$14,816
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$9,696
Total Pay (?
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C$45,023 - C$96,084
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 152

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: C$69,156

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

Key Stats for Category Manager

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
30%

Skills That Affect Category Manager Salaries




▲1%



National Average
C$69,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 8%