Associate Product Manager Salary

Average Associate Product Managers in the United States make around $65K annually. Cash earnings for Associate Product Managers — including $10K in bonuses and $16K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $46K to $98K depending on individual performance. While geography and years of experience impact pay for this group, the particular firm is the most influential factor. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision plans. Job satisfaction for Associate Product Managers is high. Women make up a slight majority of Associate Product Managers (50 percent) survey respondents. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,277 - $92,159
$46K
$65K
$92K
MEDIAN: $64,645
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$11.69 - $40.00
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MEDIAN: $19.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$46,277 - $92,159  
   
Bonus
$1,030 - $10,356  
Profit Sharing
$256.40 - $16,250  
Commission
$8,500  
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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$46,248 - $97,536  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 948
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$11.69 - $40.00  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $88.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,030 - $10,356  
   
Commission
$8,500  
Profit Sharing
$256.40 - $16,250  
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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$46,248 - $97,536  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Associate Product Manager


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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 $125K per year. Career advancement for the typical Associate Product Manager often leads to becoming a Product Manager or a Product Marketing Manager; median salaries in these positions are $11K higher and $22K higher, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Associate Product Manager


Those at Workday, Inc. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $95K.

Popular Skills for Associate Product Manager


Associate Product Managers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Agile, Agile Software Development, User Interface Design, and Business Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 10 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Production Management, Product Support, and Marketing Communications. Most people familiar with Product Development also know Product Marketing and Market Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Associate Product Manager

Pay by Experience for an Associate Product Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Associate Product Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 877 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Associate Product Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 158 salaries. An experienced Associate Product Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 39 salaries. An Associate Product Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $66,218

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Irvine is home to an above-average pay rate for Associate Product Managers, 32 percent higher than the national average. Associate Product Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+31 percent), Austin (+12 percent), Washington (+11 percent), and Portland (+9 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Associate Product Managers is geography, with workers in Denver earning a whopping 25 percent below the national average.

Associate Product Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Associate Product Manager?

Associate Product Manager in Pleasanton:
"You get to create and design product!"
Pros: I love this job. My daily interactions vary from Dev, QA, UX, Customers, Sales and my own team. No day is the same as a previous day and we're constantly put in front of many challenges. Best of all, I get to use my brain. This can be a positive in job satisfaction but also leaves you exhausted at the end of the day.
Cons: The worst part is the long commute to work and the pay.

Associate Product Manager in Denver:
Pros: The type of product we develop is fun. Fast-paced environment. The management for my department as well as my direct boss.
Cons: Underpaid for position and work ethic.

Associate Product Manager in Baltimore:
"A new challenge everyday."
Pros: Working as an Associate Product Manager allows me to be involved in every aspect of new product development and the product life cycle. I am able to participate in Engineering, R&D, Marketing, Quality, Production, etc. This give me a very broad range of knowledge of our product line and the challenges we face. I.
Cons: I am involved in every aspect of new product development and the product life cycle with no true authority to accomplish necessary tasks. It can be very political to get buy in from cross-functional teams when they have their own goals to accomplish. Each department is not always aligned with what is best for the product line as a whole rather than the individual or department.

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.
Cons:

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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Key Stats for Associate Product Manager

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 109 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Associate Product Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

▲11%

▲4%

National Average
$66,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Associate Product Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 8%