Category Manager Salaries

View Category Manager Hourly Wages

Alternate Job Titles: Category Manager

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 annual pay for a typical Category Manager in the United States is $96,375 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Category Manager in the United Sates are expected to make less than $96,375.

Source: HR Reported data as of September 2014

Median $96,375
  • 10%$75,120
  • 25%$85,249
  • 75%$109,315
  • 90%$121,096

Refine by:

If you would like more details about compensation for this position including benefits and how other factors may influence your pay try our Salary Wizard. If you are planning to negotiate a salary you may want to purchase a Personal Salary Report. If you are an employer looking to price this position you may want to purchase a Job Valuation Report or Salary Wizard Professional Edition.

Job Description for Category Manager

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. View Category Manager job description

View Marketing Jobs by Salary Range: <$30K, $30K–$50K, $50K–$80K, $80K–$100K, >$100K

Categories:  Marketing, Retail/Wholesale

Industries:  Internet, MFG Nondurable, Retail & Wholesale

Similar Job Titles:  Category Management Analyst, Top Category Management Executive, IS Security Manager, Network Operations Manager, Customer Information Center Manager, Operating Systems Programming Manager, Systems Consultant/Engineering Manager, Category Management Analyst, Sr. , Plant Operations Manager

Category Manager Salaries by State