A Category Manager earns an average salary of €48,941 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

€29,187 - €82,654
€29K
€49K
€83K
MEDIAN: €48,941
10%
50%
90%
€0€88K
Salary €29,187 - €82,654
Bonus €2,349 - €10,040
Profit Sharing €7,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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€29,361 - €88,461
  • Country: Ireland
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

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: €54,172

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

Key Stats for Category Manager

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Category Manager Salaries

▲28%

▲11%

National Average
€54,000

▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 51%