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Associate Brand Manager Salary

The average Associate Brand Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $71K per year. In the world of Associate Brand Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $45K and $108K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $13K and $9K, respectively. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women account for the majority of Associate Brand Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 68 percent to be exact. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a fair number get vision benefits. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$45,916 - $100,301
(Median)
$46K
$71K
$100K
MEDIAN: $70,771
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$9.30 - $37.11
(Median)
$9
$17
$37
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,916 - $100,301  
   
Bonus
$657 - $13,055  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $8,889  
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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$45,117 - $107,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 424
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.30 - $37.11  
   
Overtime
$21.00 - $55.96  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$657 - $13,055  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $8,889  
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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$45,117 - $107,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Associate Brand Manager

Associate brand managers assist the brand manager with tasks related to coordinating and developing business plans and objectives. Some daily tasks include managing budgets, coordinating operations with external vendors, managing and executing website updates, working on annual financial plans, and working closely with other departments to promote the company’s goals. Positions as an associate brand manager are most often found in the marketing industry, although some larger companies in other industries hire these managers to work in-house.

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Associate Brand Manager Tasks

  • Assist with conducting presentations to communicate strategic position.
  • Assist in developing, defining and guiding the branding strategy for company.
  • Participate in monitoring budget and the utilization of operational resources.
  • Aid in management of outside promotional agencies and inquiries.
  • Research and analyze target markets, and trends to support the marketing programs.

Common Career Paths for Associate Brand Manager


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Associate Brand Managers who transition into a Senior Brand Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $113K per year. Brand Managers or Senior Marketing Managers are common next-step roles for Associate Brand Managers moving up in their careers; annual pay for Brand Managers is $5K higher on average, and it's $30K higher for Senior Marketing Managers.

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Popular Skills for Associate Brand Manager


Survey results imply that Associate Brand Managers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Strategic Marketing, Branding, Marketing Management, and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Project Management, Product Marketing, and Product Development. Most people experienced in Branding also know Project Management and Marketing Communications.

Pay Difference by Location


For Associate Brand Managers, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 24 percent greater than the national average. Associate Brand Managers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+11 percent) and Chicago (+9 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Kansas City, 10 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Los Angeles and New York (6 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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What is it like working as an Associate Brand Manager?

Associate Brand Manager in Los Angeles:
"Never Bored."
Pros: Always challenging. Must be a creative problem solver and execute strategic plans. Continually learning new things about consumers, people, life. I get to create new products that help people.
Cons: Not many people find marketing to be as sophisticated and challenging as say a financial analyst.

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Experience Affects Associate Brand Manager Salaries



National Average
$73,000


Skills That Affect Associate Brand Manager Salaries


Branding
up arrow 4%

Marketing Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$73,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 7%


Product Development
up arrow 8%

Product Marketing
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%
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