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Associate Brand Manager Salary

Associate Brand Managers in the United States take home approximately $71K per year on average. In the world of Associate Brand Managers, overall income ranges from $45K near the bottom to $108K at the top; this can include more than $13K from bonuses and more than $9K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up the majority of Associate Brand Managers (69 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Most Associate Brand Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, almost all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a fair number have vision insurance, as well. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$45,331 - $100,085
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$45K
$71K
$100K
MEDIAN: $70,585
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$9.30 - $37.11
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$17
$37
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,331 - $100,085  
   
Bonus
$671 - $12,911  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $8,920  
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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$44,624 - $107,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$671 - $12,911  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $8,920  
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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$44,624 - $107,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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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Though not the most common occurrence, Associate Brand Managers sometimes become Senior Brand Managers, where the average income is $112K per year. Typical career progression for an Associate Brand Manager involves becoming a Brand Manager or a Senior Marketing Manager, roles that pay $5K more and $30K more on average.

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Popular Skills for Associate Brand Manager


Associate Brand Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Strategic Marketing, Branding, Marketing Management, and Product Development are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Project Management, Product Marketing, and Marketing Communications. Most people who know Branding also know Project Management and Marketing Communications.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Associate Brand Managers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 24 percent above the national average. Associate Brand Managers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+14 percent) and Chicago (+9 percent). Kansas City is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 10 percent. Employers in Los Angeles and New York also lean toward paying below-median salaries (7 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 3%

Marketing Management
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National Average
$73,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 8%

Product Development
up arrow 8%

Product Marketing
up arrow 8%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

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%