Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Category Manager is $86,381
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Category Managers?
An entry-level Category Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,640 based on 21 salaries. An early career Category Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,862 based on 386 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Category Managers Do?
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.
Along with dealing with product assortment, …Read more