Assistant Product Manager Salary

An average Assistant Product Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $50K per year. 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 $80K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Assistant Product Managers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,931 - $79,491
(Median)
$35K
$50K
$79K
MEDIAN: $49,761
10%
50%
90%

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$11.72 - $23.67
(Median)
$12
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,931 - $79,491  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,113  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $10,000  
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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$32,151 - $79,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 339
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.72 - $23.67  
   
Overtime
$15.65 - $28.01  
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 - $10,113  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $10,000  
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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$32,151 - $79,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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 who transition into a Senior Product Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $123K per year. A common career progression for an Assistant Product Manager is to become a Product Manager or a Product Development Manager. Compared to Assistant Product Managers, the first group earns $27K more on average, and the second group earns $31K more.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Product Manager


Assistant Product Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Product Marketing, Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Product Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Oral / Verbal Communication, Marketing Communications, and Microsoft Office. Those proficient in Product Development are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

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Experience Affects Assistant Product Manager Salaries



National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Product Manager Salaries


Product Marketing
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Product Development
0%

National Average
$49,000


Marketing Communications
up arrow 5%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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