Assistant Product Manager Salary (United States)

A relatively inexperienced group of workers, somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths of Assistant Product Managers report fewer than five years of experience; the average pay for this group is around $48,167 annually. Pay generally spreads from $32,103 to $82,975 per year. Residency and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A strong majority enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Women make up a slight majority of Assistant Product Managers (56 percent). Most Assistant Product Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Assistant Product Manager Salary (?
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$33,868 - $80,175
(Median)
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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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Compensation may increase greatly for Assistant Product Managers who advance in their career. Upper-end positions like Senior Product Manager may make an additional $77K per year than lower-end positions. Career advancement for Assistant Product Managers often leads to becoming Product Managers or Product Development Managers, where they can earn $27K or $31K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Product Manager

Survey results imply that Assistant Product Managers put a diverse skill set to use. Those who have experience with Product Marketing can expect to be compensated well for these skills, typically earning 14 percent more than the national average, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Marketing Communications, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Microsoft Office. The majority of those 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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Surpassing the national average by 64 percent, Assistant Product Managers in Los Angeles receive some of the highest pay in the country. Assistant Product Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+9 percent) and Cleveland (+7 percent). Milwaukee is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 5 percent.

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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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