Category Lead Salary in the United States

How much does a Category Lead make in the United States? The average Category Lead salary in the United States is $87,236 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $76,399 and $98,974. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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$76,399 to $98,974
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The Category Manager manages a team that focuses on the pre-determined product categories assigned ... Lead and direct merchandising activities * Assess and understand competitive landscape and adjust ...
CDW - 7 days ago
FedEx Office - Orem , UT
Regular Full-Time Job Category: Retail Shift: Any Region: 038 : Northwest Address Line 1: 155 S ... The Lead Consultant's time will be spent taking customer orders; coordinating store activities ...
FedEx Office - 8 days ago
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES · Lead the creative vision: -Designs concepts and prototypes for your category (hardgoods) and gather, interpret insights from athletes and clubs. · Lead and ...
LinkedIn - 5 days ago
Amazon Corporate LLC - Seattle , Washington
Using this unique insight, the Principal Category Manager will build and lead sourcing engagements for both existing and newly emerging categories of spend, as well as negotiate multi-faceted ...
Monster - Today
Would you like to lead a team of information specialists? Join Western Union as a Senior Manager ... category. #LI-RS1
Western Union - 2 days ago
Glassdoor - San Francisco , CA
As Lead DevOps Engineer you will be working closely with Glassdoor engineering, QA, and product ... category protected under the law. Glassdoor is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a ...
Glassdoor - 5 days ago
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Category Lead in the United States. The base salary for Category Lead ranges from $76,399 to $98,974 with the average base salary of $87,236. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $79,866 to $105,939 with the average total cash compensation of $91,657.

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