Earnings for Assistant Product Managers in the United States come in at around $53K annually on average. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$39,242 - $78,386
$39K
$53K
$78K
MEDIAN: $53,270
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50%
90%

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$11.95 - $23.76
$12
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,242 - $78,386  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,759  
Profit Sharing
$3,097  
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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$32,485 - $78,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 209
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.95 - $23.76  
   
Overtime
$17.34 - $34.03  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,759  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,097  
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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$32,485 - $78,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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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

  • Analyze product line sales and profitability.
  • Deal with forecast preparation and tracking.
  • Plan and execute marketing events.
  • Conduct sales support and training.

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. The average Senior Product Manager brings home $124K per year. Assistant Product Managers most often move into positions as Product Managers or Product Development Managers; those groups report median salaries that are $25K higher and $28K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Product Manager


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Product 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 Oral / Verbal Communication and Marketing Communications. Most people skilled in Product Development are similarly competent in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,607

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Assistant Product Managers, 43 percent above the national average. Assistant Product Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+38 percent), Atlanta (+34 percent), Cleveland (+17 percent), and New York (+12 percent). Los Angeles is the lowest-paying area, 12 percent south of the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Milwaukee and Dallas (11 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Assistant Product Manager

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
0%
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Experience Affects Assistant Product Manager Salaries



National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Product Manager Salaries


Product Management
up arrow 7%


National Average
$52,000



Product Marketing
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 10%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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