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Associate Product Manager Salary

For Associate Product Managers, yearly average wages total $60K annually. Total cash compensation to Associate Product Managers ranges from $41K on the lower end to $89K on the higher end; the final number includes potential for approximately $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Men make up a slight majority of Associate Product Managers (51 percent) who responded to the survey. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most Associate Product Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$40,835 - $85,172
(Median)
$41K
$60K
$85K
MEDIAN: $59,656
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$12.16 - $27.82
(Median)
$12
$17
$28
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$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,835 - $85,172  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,791  
Profit Sharing
$402.68 - $9,498  
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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$41,246 - $89,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 929
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $27.82  
   
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 - $9,791  
   
Profit Sharing
$402.68 - $9,498  
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).
)
$41,246 - $89,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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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.

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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


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Associate Product Managers often transition into Senior Product Manager positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Senior Product Managers earn $123K per year. A common career progression for an Associate Product Manager is to become a Product Manager or a Product Marketing Manager. Compared to Associate Product Managers, the first group earns $14K more on average, and the second group earns $26K more.

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Popular Skills for Associate Product Manager


Survey takers working as Associate Product Managers report using a large range of professional skills. Lucky workers who know Business Strategy can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 25 percent above average. Business Analysis and Agile are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 18 percent and 25 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Data Analysis and Market Research. Most people familiar with 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.


Associate Product Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $60K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $69K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $69K in this role. 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


Home to some of the best pay for Associate Product Managers, Irvine offers exceptional salaries, 43 percent above the national average. Associate Product Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Mountain View (+40 percent), Seattle (+16 percent), Boston (+14 percent), and Minneapolis (+12 percent). Associate Product Managers in Portland make 25 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Milwaukee (18 percent less) 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.

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Experience Affects Associate Product Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%



National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Associate Product Manager Salaries

Business Analysis
up arrow 25%

Business Strategy
up arrow 25%

Agile
up arrow 18%

Production Management
up arrow 11%

Product Management
up arrow 10%

Product Development
up arrow 2%

Product Marketing
up arrow 2%

Product Support
up arrow 1%

Project Management
0%

Marketing Communications
0%

National Average
$61,000

Market Analysis
up arrow 1%

Market Research
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
68%
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: 5%
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