The average salary for a Category Manager at Gelson's is $96,173.
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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. Along with dealing with product assortment, a…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Category Manager
The top respondents for the job title Category Manager are from the companies Kraft Foods, Inc., Walmart.com and The North West Company. Reported salaries are highest at Walgreen Co. where the average pay is $102,081. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The North West Company and Kraft Foods, Inc., earning around $94,508 and $92,829, respectively. Advantage Sales & Marketing, LLC pays the lowest at around $57,875. Walmart.com and Turn5, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $60,287 and $74,451, respectively.
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