Assistant Product Manager Salary (United States)

A relatively young group of workers, about three-quarters of Assistant Product Managers report fewer than five years of experience; the average pay for this young group is around $48,167 per year. Compensation generally starts at $32,103 and does not exceed $82,975 per year. Overall cash allowance—including $10,098 bonuses and $9,000 profit sharing proceeds—ranges between $33,868 and $80,175. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Benefits are plentiful in this line of work; most people have both medical and dental plans, and a majority have vision insurance. Men are barely outnumbered by their female counterparts, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. Work is enjoyable for the better half of Assistant Product Managers who claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Assistant Product Manager Salary (?
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$33,868 - $80,175
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MEDIAN: $48,765
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Assistant Product Manager Salary (?
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$11.56 - $22.55
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,868 - $80,175  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,098  
Profit Sharing
$1,681 - $9,000  
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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$32,103 - $82,975  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 439
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.56 - $22.55  
   
Overtime
$17.62 - $37.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,098  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,681 - $9,000  
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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$32,103 - $82,975  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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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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Additional career progression can lead to a hefty increase in pay for Assistant Product Managers. At the upper end, those who move into a Senior Product Manager role can bring in an extra $77K per year. Product Managers or Product Development Managers are common next-step roles for Assistant Product Managers moving up in the field, where annual pay increases by $27K or $31K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Product Manager

Assistant Product Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Product Marketing is considered a valuable skill and can increase employee pay by 14 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Marketing Communications, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Microsoft Office. Most people experienced in Product Development also know Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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New York
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Cleveland
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National Average
$48,000
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Home to some of the best pay for Assistant Product Managers, Los Angeles offers exceptional salaries, 64 percent above the national average. Assistant Product Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+9 percent) and Cleveland (+7 percent). Trailing the national average by 5 percent, Milwaukee is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Experience Affects Assistant Product Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 46%
National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Assistant Product Manager Salaries

Product Marketing
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Product Development
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Project Management
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$48,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 6%
Marketing Communications
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 138 votes.

Gender

Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%
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