Associate Product Manager Salary

Associate Product Managers in the United States take home an average $60K per year. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $10K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $41K and hits $90K on the high end. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Associate Product Managers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 51 percent of the field. The majority of Associate Product Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$40,865 - $85,332
(Median)
$41K
$60K
$85K
MEDIAN: $59,756
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$12.00 - $31.50
(Median)
$12
$18
$32
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,865 - $85,332  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,797  
Profit Sharing
$259.34 - $9,787  
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).
)
$41,274 - $89,553  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 973
National Hourly Rate 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$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $31.50  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $35.49  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,797  
   
Profit Sharing
$259.34 - $9,787  
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).
)
$41,274 - $89,553  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Associate Product Manager

Associate product managers are in charge of managing an organization's product-related processes and materials. They are responsible for developing effective strategies to increase product output and overall company productivity, and so they must have an advanced understanding of production procedures and product allocation. Associate product managers implement data systems, in addition to providing adequate training for product handling. They must have leadership skills and work well with other managers to reach company product goals. They also need excellent research skills to propose new product ideas.

Read More...

Associate Product Manager Tasks

  • Develop pricing strategies to maximize the firm's profits and market share.
  • Oversee product development and monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and services.
  • Determine the demand for products and services offered by a firm and its competitors.

Common Career Paths for Associate Product Manager


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


Associate Product Managers might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Senior Product Manager, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $123K per year. Product Marketing Managers or Product Managers are common next-step roles for Associate Product Managers moving up in their careers; annual pay for Product Marketing Managers is $26K higher on average, and it's $14K higher for Product Managers.

Product Manager, (Unspecified Type) Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Associate Product Manager


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, facility with Business Strategy, Business Analysis, and Agile are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 26 percent, 20 percent, and 18 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Data Analysis. The majority of those who know Product Development also know Product Marketing and Market Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Associate Product Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Associate Product Managers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $60K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $68K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Associate Product Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $68K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $72K.

Pay Difference by Location


Associate Product Managers will find that Irvine offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 43 percent. Associate Product Managers will also find cushy salaries in Mountain View (+41 percent), Seattle (+16 percent), Minneapolis (+14 percent), and Austin (+13 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Associate Product Managers in Portland earning a whopping 24 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Milwaukee and Madison (17 percent less).

Associate Product Manager Reviews

What is it like working as an Associate Product Manager?

Associate Product Manager in Milwaukee:
"Great place to learn."
Pros: My job is flexible and I am able to make a number of decisions without much management. I am able to participate in many facets of the business, allowing me to gain invaluable experience.

Associate Product Manager in Seattle:
"A Lot Of Project Management And Organization."
Pros: The creative and strategic aspect.
Cons: Project management and chasing people down to get work done.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Associate Product Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%



National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Associate Product Manager Salaries

Business Strategy
up arrow 26%

Business Analysis
up arrow 20%

Agile
up arrow 18%

Production Management
up arrow 10%


Product Marketing
up arrow 2%

Product Development
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Product Support
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
0%

National Average
$61,000

Market Analysis
up arrow 1%

Market Research
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 114 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 5%
ADVERTISEMENT