The average salary for a Category Manager is £39,448 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Supplier Management, Strategic Sales, and Strategic Marketing. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

£24,928 - £57,609
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£58K
MEDIAN: £39,600
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Salary £24,928 - £57,609
Bonus £1,007 - £10,237
Profit Sharing £1,000
Commission £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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£25,378 - £63,047
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 155

Category Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Category Manager

Pay by Experience Level for Category Manager

Pay by Experience for a Category Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Category Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤34,000 based on 82 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Category Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤44,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Category Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤51,000 based on 40 salaries. A Category Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤64,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £40,604

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Category Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Category Manager?

Category Manager in Lincoln:
"Ups And Downs But Always Exciting!"
Pros: When products sell!
Cons: When I have to placate unhappy customers!

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Key Stats for Category Manager

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Category Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲57%

▲25%

▲7%

National Average
₤41,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Category Manager Salaries

Supplier Management
▲12%



Data Analysis
▲10%

▲6%




Powerpoint
▲1%

National Average
₤41,000



Marketing Communications
▼11%

Project Management
▼14%

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 34%