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Assistant Product Manager Salary (United States)

A relatively junior crowd, somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths of Assistant Product Managers have fewer than five years of experience under their belt and the average salary for the field is $49K per year. Total cash compensation to Assistant Product Managers approaches anywhere from $32K on the lower end to $83K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $9K from profit sharing. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The greater part enjoy medical while a fair portion get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Women make up a slight majority of Assistant Product Managers (56 percent). Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Assistant Product Managers. This overview 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  
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  
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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Assistant Product Managers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Senior Product Manager. Senior Product Managers bring home $122K per year on average. Career advancement for the typical Assistant Product Manager often leads to becoming a Product Manager or a Product Development Manager; median salaries in these positions are $27K higher and $31K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Product Manager

Assistant Product Managers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Product Marketing, Project Management, Product Development, and Microsoft Excel 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 who know 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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Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Assistant Product Managers, 64 percent higher than 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
0%
National Average
$48,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
Oral / Verbal Communication
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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%