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Associate Product Manager Salary

Median pay for Associate Product Managers in the United States is around $59K per year. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K each, total incomes of Associate Product Managers generally range from $41K to $89K depending on individual performance. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Associate Product Managers is high. Men working as Associate Product Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 51 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$40,910 - $84,384
(Median)
$41K
$59K
$84K
MEDIAN: $59,177
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90%

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$12.37 - $27.60
(Median)
$12
$17
$28
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,910 - $84,384  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,758  
Profit Sharing
$608 - $9,473  
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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$41,086 - $88,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 874
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $27.60  
   
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.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,758  
   
Profit Sharing
$608 - $9,473  
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).
)
$41,086 - $88,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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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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Advancing into a Senior Product Manager role seems to be a popular career move for Associate Product Managers, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $123K per year. It is quite typical for Associate Product Managers to transition into roles as Product Marketing Managers or Product Managers, where reported median earnings are $27K and $15K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Associate Product Manager


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, facility with Business Analysis, Production Management, and Product Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 13 percent, and 12 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. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $59K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $68K. Associate Product Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $69K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $72K.

Pay Difference by Location


Associate Product Managers will find that Irvine offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 44 percent. Associate Product Managers will also find cushy salaries in Mountain View (+42 percent), Minneapolis (+16 percent), Boston (+15 percent), and Seattle (+15 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Portland Associate Product Managers earning much less — 26 percent less — than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Madison (19 percent lower) and Milwaukee (18 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.

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Experience Affects Associate Product Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%



National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Associate Product Manager Salaries

Business Analysis
up arrow 21%

Production Management
up arrow 13%

Product Management
up arrow 12%

Product Support
up arrow 4%

Product Development
up arrow 3%

Product Marketing
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Market Analysis
0%

Marketing Communications
0%

National Average
$61,000

Market Research
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
18%
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%