Asset Managers in the United States can expect wages of $70K annually on average. With some bonuses approaching $25K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $20K, overall incomes of Asset Managers spread between $41K and $122K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Male Asset Managers are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 64 percent of professionals. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$43,750 - $111,172
(Median)
$44K
$70K
$110K
MEDIAN: $70,102
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$11.05 - $30.79
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,750 - $111,172  
   
Bonus
$986 - $25,004  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,678  
Commission
$7,000  
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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$41,206 - $121,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 743
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.05 - $30.79  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $40.62  
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
$986 - $25,004  
   
Commission
$7,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,678  
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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$41,206 - $121,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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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, skills in Financial Analysis, Negotiation, Contract Negotiation, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 13 percent and 16 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Financial Reporting, Property Management, and Windows Operating System General Use. Most people skilled in Financial Analysis are similarly competent in Real Estate and Microsoft Office. Most people experienced in Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office and Real Estate.

Pay by Experience Level for Asset Manager

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


For many Asset Managers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $61K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $76K. Asset Managers see a median salary of $84K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $95K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,375

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Asset Managers, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 64 percent greater than the national average. Asset Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+52 percent), Seattle (+42 percent), New York (+39 percent), and Atlanta (+26 percent). Asset Managers in Tampa take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 36 percent less than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Richmond (35 percent lower) and Miami (19 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Asset Manager Salaries




National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Asset Manager Salaries








Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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