Asset Manager Salary

In a profession for which the median take-home is approximately $73K, approximately two in five of overall earnings for Asset Managers arrives through commissions. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $26K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $41K and hits $125K on the high end. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most Asset Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,376 - $115,725

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$12.43 - $39.35

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,376 - $115,725  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,790  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,760  
Commission
$14,740 - $35,168  
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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$41,254 - $125,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 864
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.43 - $39.35  
   
Overtime
$16.37 - $44.99  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,790  
   
Commission
$14,740 - $35,168  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,760  
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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$41,254 - $125,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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Job Description for Asset Manager

Asset managers are responsible for the management, procurement, valuation, and disposition of a company's property, data, and documents. These assets may include anything from property to computers to cell phones. Asset managers keep records and create reports related to those assets, and they may work alone or as part of an asset management team.

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Asset Manager Tasks

  • Supervise the development of strategies to increase asset returns
  • Organize paperwork and processes required to buy, sell, or modify assets.
  • Recommend strategies for maximizing the value and returns for assets held by a company.
  • Write reports on property asset statistics for senior management.
  • Monitor the status of collateral and payments for current loans.

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Popular Skills for Asset Manager


Survey takers working as Asset Managers report using a large range of professional skills. Lucky workers who know Contract Negotiation can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 23 percent above average. Financial Analysis and Operations Management are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 17 percent and 23 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Inventory Management, Property Management, and Windows Operating System General Use. Most people familiar with Microsoft Excel also know Financial Analysis and Real Estate.

Pay by Experience Level for Asset Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Asset Managers. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $60K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $79K. Asset Managers bring in $91K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $102K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


For Asset Managers, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 52 percent above the national average. Asset Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+37 percent), Houston (+31 percent), New York (+27 percent), and Washington (+25 percent). With compensation 14 percent below the national average, Portland is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in San Diego and Oklahoma City (14 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Asset Manager Salaries




National Average
$73,000


Skills That Affect Asset Manager Salaries







National Average
$73,000

Accounting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 12%
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