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Asset Manager Salary (United States)

A large fraction of take-home pay for Asset Managers comes from commissions — approximately two-fifths on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $74K. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $25K each, total incomes of Asset Managers generally range from $41K to $127K depending on individual performance. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a solid majority, and a fair portion earn dental coverage. Male Asset Managers are more common than women; more than half (60 percent) of Asset Managers are men. Most Asset Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview are derived from responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Asset Manager Salary (?
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$43,254 - $116,009
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MEDIAN: $72,408
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$13.01 - $44.88
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,254 - $116,009  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,918  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $25,225  
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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$41,079 - $126,981  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 574
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.01 - $44.88  
   
Overtime
$15.89 - $44.68  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,918  
   
Commission
$14,740 - $35,168  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $25,225  
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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$41,079 - $126,981  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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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 participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Contract Negotiation, Operations Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 36 percent, 34 percent, and 28 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Financial Reporting, Property Management, and Budget Management. Most people experienced in 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.
In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $60K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $82K. Asset Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $95K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $104K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; more than half of respondents fit between this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up just over one in five of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than two percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining nearly one-eighth.

Pay Difference By Location

Boston
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San Francisco
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Denver
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National Average
$74,000
Atlanta
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Miami
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Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
Asset Managers will find that Boston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 61 percent. Asset Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+46 percent), Seattle (+29 percent), Washington (+29 percent), and Houston (+28 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Asset Manager's salary, with Miami Asset Managers earning salaries that are 24 percent less than the national average. Portland and San Diego are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 10 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Asset Manager Salaries

National Average
$74,000

Skills That Affect Asset Manager Salaries

Operations Management
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Project Management
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Negotiation
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National Average
$74,000
Accounting
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Budget Management
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Property Management
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Financial Reporting
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 145 votes.

Gender

Female
40%
female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 11%