What is the average annual salary for Category Manager?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Category Manager may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Category Manager in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Category Manager in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annualy pay for a typical Category Manager in the United States is $95,757 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $95,757.
Leads a team to provide category insights and proposals by analyzing marketing and customer data and monitoring current market conditions. Works closely with sales team to determine prices through analysis of sales trends, competitors, and buying habits and planograms of products or services to promote sales opportunities. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and at least 7 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a unit/department head.
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