How much does a Top Category Management Executive make in the United States? The average Top Category Management Executive salary in the United States is $255,836 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $219,390 and $307,116. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Top Category Management Executive Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Top Category Management Executive Salary $186,208 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Top Category Management Executive Salary $219,390 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Top Category Management Executive Salary $255,836 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Top Category Management Executive Salary $307,116 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Top Category Management Executive Salary $353,804 US May 28, 2024
25% $219,390 10% $186,208 90% $353,804 75% $307,116 $255,836 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Top Category Management Executive need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Leadership: Knowledge of and ability to employ effective strategies that motivate and guide other members within our business to achieve optimum results.

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Inventory Management: Overseeing and controlling supplies and stock to ensure that an organization maintains an adequate stock quantity.

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Product Quality: Product quality refers to how well a product satisfies customer needs, serves its purpose and meets industry standards. When evaluating product quality, businesses consider several key factors, including whether a product solves a problem, works efficiently or suits customers' purposes.

Leadership 7.1%
Inventory Management 1.78%
Product Quality 1.18%
Others 89.94%
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Job Description for Top Category Management Executive

Top Category Management Executive plans and directs all aspects of an organization's merchandising category management. Oversees the implementation of category management to achieve company's strategies and financial goals. Being a Top Category Management Executive requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to top management. The Top Category Management Executive manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Top Category Management Executive typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Top Category Management Executive

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For Top Category Management Executive, the upper level is VP of Product/Brand Marketing and then progresses to SVP of Product/Brand Marketing.

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Top Category Management Executive salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Top Category Management Executive, the highest Top Category Management Executive salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Top Category Management Executive salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Top Category Management Executive salary is in Miami, FL, where the Top Category Management Executive salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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