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Associate Brand Manager Salary

Associate Brand Managers in the United States can expect wages of $71K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Associate Brand Managers approaches anywhere from $45K on the lower end to $108K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $13K from bonuses and upwards of $9K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Female Associate Brand Managers survey participants are more prevalent than men — 68 percent of professionals. Nearly all report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect vision insurance. Work is enjoyable for Associate Brand Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,934 - $100,287
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$46K
$71K
$100K
MEDIAN: $70,871
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$9.30 - $37.11
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,934 - $100,287  
   
Bonus
$662 - $13,331  
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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$45,141 - $107,791  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 425
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
$662 - $13,331  
   
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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$45,141 - $107,791  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 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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As Associate Brand Managers transition into upper-level roles such as Senior Brand Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Senior Brand Managers earn $113K on average 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 $4K higher on average, and it's $30K higher for Senior Marketing Managers.

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Popular Skills for Associate Brand Manager


Associate Brand Managers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Strategic Marketing, Branding, Marketing Management, and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Product Marketing, and Product Development. Most people experienced in 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, 23 percent above 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 3%

National Average
$73,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 6%

Product Development
up arrow 7%

Product Marketing
up arrow 8%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 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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