Average Mid-Career Category Manager Salary in Mississauga, Ontario

C$70,429
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C$7,000
Bonus
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Category Manager in Mississauga, Ontario is C$70,429.
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C$66k
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C$70k
50%
C$88k
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75%
MEDIAN C$70,429
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Salary
C$66k - C$88k
Bonus
C$5k - C$10k
Total Pay
C$71k - C$98k

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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

Explore the most common career paths for Category Manager. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Category Manager
Category Management Director
Strategic Sourcing Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Category Manager Job Listings

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. An experienced Category Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$76,505 based on 5 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 Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 22.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (20.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (12.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 23 survey responses.
Early Career
60.9%
Experienced
21.7%
Late Career
17.4%

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