Average Entry-Level Category Manager Salary

C$62,763
Avg. Salary
C$6,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Category Manager is C$62,763.
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C$45k
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C$63k
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C$82k
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MEDIAN C$62,763
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Salary
C$45k - C$82k
Bonus
C$3k - C$15k
Total Pay
C$46k - C$88k

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Job Description for Category Manager

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Category Manager

An early career Category Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$69,615 based on 100 salaries. A mid-career Category Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$78,448 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Category Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$86,200 based on 81 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$84,839.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 303 survey responses.
Early Career
33.0%
Mid Career
33.7%
Experienced
26.7%
Late Career
6.6%

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