The average salary for an Experienced Category Manager is C$83,399 per year.

C$59,512 - C$114,028
C$60K
C$82K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$82,286
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$121K
Salary C$59,512 - C$114,028
Bonus C$3,523 - C$20,134
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$29,590
Total Pay (?
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C$60,051 - C$121,873
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 97

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$87,646

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

Key Stats for Category Manager

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
10-19 years
89%
20 years or more
11%

Skills That Affect Category Manager Salaries





▲4%


National Average
C$88,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 5%