Assistant Product Manager Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (slightly less than a third) of final income for Assistant Product Managers. That final number averages out to $48K across the industry. Incomes of Assistant Product Managers vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $10K cause paychecks to spread between $32K on the low end and $82K on the high end. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women make up a slight majority of Assistant Product Managers (55 percent) survey respondents. For the most part, Assistant Product Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$34,056 - $78,439
(Median)
$34K
$49K
$78K
MEDIAN: $49,036
10%
50%
90%

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$12.19 - $23.96
(Median)
$12
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
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
$34,056 - $78,439  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,336  
Profit Sharing
$1,677 - $10,033  
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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$32,258 - $82,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 361
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.19 - $23.96  
   
Overtime
$17.88 - $39.45  
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 - $10,336  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,677 - $10,033  
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).
)
$32,258 - $82,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | 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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At the upper end, Assistant Product Managers who move into a Senior Product Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Senior Product Managers is a much higher $123K per year. Assistant Product Managers most often move into positions as Product Managers or Product Development Managers; those groups report median salaries that are $27K higher and $31K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Product Manager


Survey results show that Assistant Product Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Product Marketing, Project Management, Product Development, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Marketing Communications, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Microsoft Office. Most people who know Product Development also know Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

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Experience Affects Assistant Product Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 54%


National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Product Manager Salaries

Product Marketing
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Product Development
0%

National Average
$48,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 6%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%