Average Category Manager Salary in Vancouver, British Columbia

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The average salary for a Category Manager in Vancouver, British Columbia is C$61,762.
MEDIAN C$61,762
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C$43k - C$86k
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C$43k - 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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Category Manager
Senior Buyer
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$49,132 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Category Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$61,500 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Category Manager in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 43.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (35.3% more) and Mississauga, Ontario (22.4% more).

Years of Experience

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