What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Associate Product Manager Salary

Median pay for Associate Product Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $60K annually. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $10K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $41K and hits $89K on the high end. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Associate Product Managers making up 51 percent of survey respondents. The majority of Associate Product Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,793 - $84,545
(Median)
$41K
$60K
$85K
MEDIAN: $59,519
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$12.26 - $27.70
(Median)
$12
$16
$28
MEDIAN: $16.00
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
$40,793 - $84,545  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,791  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $9,524  
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).
)
$41,144 - $88,981  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 911
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
$12.26 - $27.70  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $35.36  
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 - $9,791  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $9,524  
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).
)
$41,144 - $88,981  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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. Associate Product Managers moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Product Managers or Product Marketing Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $14K higher and $27K higher, respectively.

Product Manager, (Unspecified Type) Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Associate Product Manager


Associate Product Managers report using a large range of skills on the job. 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, 25 percent, and 16 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Data Analysis and Market Research. Most people 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, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining 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 $69K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Associate Product Managers see a median salary of $69K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $72K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Pay Difference by Location


For Associate Product Managers, Irvine provides a pay rate that is 43 percent greater than the national average. Associate Product Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Mountain View (+40 percent), Seattle (+16 percent), Minneapolis (+15 percent), and Boston (+15 percent). Associate Product Managers in Portland earn salaries far below the national average by 26 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Milwaukee (18 percent lower) and Madison (17 percent lower).

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)

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 25%

Agile
up arrow 16%

Production Management
up arrow 12%

Product Management
up arrow 10%

Product Marketing
up arrow 3%

Product Development
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Product Support
up arrow 1%

Market Analysis
0%

Marketing Communications
0%

National Average
$61,000

Market Research
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 6%
ADVERTISEMENT