The average Assistant Product Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $53K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Women make up a slight majority of Assistant Product Managers (55 percent) survey respondents. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$38,530 - $77,396
(Median)
$39K
$53K
$77K
MEDIAN: $53,176
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90%

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$11.86 - $23.98
(Median)
$12
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary 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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,530 - $77,396  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,940  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$31,833 - $77,455  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 211
National Hourly Rate 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$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.86 - $23.98  
   
Overtime
$15.97 - $34.90  
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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,940  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$31,833 - $77,455  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Job Description for Assistant Product Manager

Assistant product managers work with the product manager to handle specific products within the organization. The main objective of an assistant product manager is to perform customer research, define customer problems, identify market opportunities, and complete market research activities. Assistant product managers may participate in the creation of product budgets and prepare budget documents for review by the product management team. Assistant product managers also develop and monitor key product metrics and perform quality and cost control reviews based on these metrics. Additionally, assistant product managers work with purchasing and supply chain representatives to ensure that products are profitable and cost effective.

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Assistant Product Manager Tasks

  • Plan and execute marketing events.
  • Conduct sales support and training.
  • Analyze product line sales and profitability.
  • Deal with forecast preparation and tracking.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Product Manager


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Assistant Product Managers who go on to become Senior Product Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Senior Product Managers is $124K annually. A common career progression for an Assistant Product Manager is to become a Product Manager or a Product Development Manager. Compared to Assistant Product Managers, the first group earns $25K more on average, and the second group earns $28K more.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Product Manager


Assistant Product Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Product Management, Product Development, and Product Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Oral / Verbal Communication and Marketing Communications. For most people, competency in Product Development indicates knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,517

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

For Assistant Product Managers, Chicago provides a pay rate that is 36 percent greater than the national average. Assistant Product Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Atlanta (+34 percent), San Francisco (+30 percent), New York (+19 percent), and Cleveland (+17 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 12 percent south of the national average, can be found in Los Angeles. Below-median salaries also turn up in Milwaukee and Baltimore (10 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Assistant Product Manager Salaries



National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Product Manager Salaries


Product Management
up arrow 4%

Product Development
up arrow 1%

Product Marketing
0%

National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 10%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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