Average Experienced Category Manager Salary in Mississauga, Ontario

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The average salary for an Experienced Category Manager in Mississauga, Ontario is C$76,505.
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C$74k - C$99k
C$4k - C$20k
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C$79k - C$123k

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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.

Career Paths

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Category Manager
Strategic Sourcing Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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$77,419 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Category Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,429 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$82,675.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Category Manager in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 59.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Montréal, Québec (17.6% more) and Toronto, Ontario (16.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Burlington, Ontario (6.1% less).

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