Assistant Product Manager Salary

For Assistant Product Managers, yearly average wages total $49K annually. Overall cash earnings for Assistant Product Managers vary widely between $32K and $81K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Assistant Product Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women make up a slight majority of Assistant Product Managers (56 percent) survey respondents. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,716 - $78,374
(Median)
$35K
$49K
$78K
MEDIAN: $49,209
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50%
90%

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$12.02 - $23.70
(Median)
$12
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,716 - $78,374  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,355  
Profit Sharing
$1,654 - $10,067  
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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$32,304 - $81,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 342
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.02 - $23.70  
   
Overtime
$17.75 - $39.15  
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.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,355  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,654 - $10,067  
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).
)
$32,304 - $81,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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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 may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Senior Product Manager. The latter position pays an average of $123K annually. It is quite typical for Assistant Product Managers to transition into roles as Product Managers or Product Development Managers, where reported median earnings are $27K and $31K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Product Manager


Assistant Product Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Product Marketing, Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Product Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Marketing Communications, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Microsoft Office. Most people familiar with Product Development also know Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

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Experience Affects Assistant Product Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 51%


National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Product Manager Salaries

Product Marketing
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Product Development
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 7%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%
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