Category Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Category Manager in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $97,514 per year.

$55,128 - $125,407
$55K
$94K
$130K
MEDIAN: $93,652
10%
50%
90%

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$0$132K
Salary $55,128 - $125,407
Bonus $5,034 - $19,866
Profit Sharing $3,750
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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$63,297 - $132,885
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Category Manager Job Listings

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 $84,000 based on 12 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 $109,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Category Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 11 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 $126,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Category Manager

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Category Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲12%

▲2%

National Average
$107,000

Entry-Level
▼22%

Skills That Affect Category Manager Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲15%

Purchasing
▲15%

Sourcing
▲14%

Project Management
▲6%


National Average
$107,000

Strategic Sales
▼5%

Merchandising
▼9%

Microsoft Excel
▼11%

Strategic Marketing
▼16%

Market Research
▼20%

Negotiation
▼22%

Powerpoint
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 5%
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