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Assistant Product Manager Salary

The average Assistant Product Manager in the United States earns approximately $49K annually. Cash earnings of Assistant Product Managers can occasionally include $10K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $32K to almost $83K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. The majority of Assistant Product Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,145 - $79,734
(Median)
$34K
$49K
$80K
MEDIAN: $49,230
10%
50%
90%

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$12.45 - $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
$34,145 - $79,734  
   
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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$32,181 - $82,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 352
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
$12.45 - $23.96  
   
Overtime
$18.06 - $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).
)
$32,181 - $82,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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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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. When Assistant Product Managers are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Product Managers or Product Development Managers. Those roles pay an additional $27K and $31K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Product Manager


Assistant Product Managers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Product Marketing, Project Management, Product Development, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Marketing Communications, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Microsoft Office. The majority of those who know 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 7%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Product Development
0%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 7%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
62%
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: 10%
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