The average salary for a Mid-Career Category Manager is C$73,916 per year.

C$50,745 - C$96,608
C$51K
C$76K
C$97K
MEDIAN: C$75,800
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$107K
Salary C$50,745 - C$96,608
Bonus C$2,267 - C$15,289
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$8,750
Total Pay (?
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C$51,753 - C$107,681
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 142

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$81,787

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

Key Stats for Category Manager

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
5-9 years
79%
10-19 years
21%

Skills That Affect Category Manager Salaries


National Average
C$82,000







Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 8%