Licensing Managers in the United States take home an average $64K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $12K and $25K, respectively — total cash payment to Licensing Managers can bottom out near $43K or peak near $103K depending on individual performance. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Licensing Managers survey respondents are women (72 percent). Job satisfaction for Licensing Managers is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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$14.39 - $37.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,010 - $99,602  
   
Bonus
$512 - $12,319  
Profit Sharing
$1,208 - $24,832  
Total Pay (?
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$43,074 - $102,631  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 152
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$14.39 - $37.66  
   
Overtime
$38.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$512 - $12,319  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,208 - $24,832  
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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$43,074 - $102,631  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Job Description for Licensing Manager

Licensing managers are responsible for ensuring that either their company's customers or employees have the necessary licenses for the work that they are performing. In order to do this, they must be well-organized and detail-oriented. Licensing managers must have knowledge of their industry and keep up with all of the requirements needed by their company's employees. They will need to have or develop an expertise about the specific licenses so that they can ensure all of the requirements are met. These skills will enable them to keep track of all of the license requirements for each employee and project and ensure that all of the requirements are satisfied.

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Licensing Manager Tasks

  • Develop brand and marketing programs for awareness and expansion opportunities with long term growth strategy.
  • Solicit and expand business for new and current accounts.
  • Participate in business presentations to current and potential customers.
  • Manage existing business relationships.

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Popular Skills for Licensing Manager


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Contract Negotiation, Powerpoint, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word. For most people, competency in Microsoft Word indicates knowledge of Powerpoint.

Pay by Experience Level for Licensing Manager

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $56K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $68K. Licensing Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $67K. Licensing Managers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $71K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,650

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

For Licensing Managers, Boston provides a pay rate that is 24 percent greater than the national average. Licensing Managers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+23 percent) and Los Angeles (+18 percent). Atlanta ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 6 percent below the national average.

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Key Stats for Licensing Manager

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Licensing Manager Salaries




National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Licensing Manager Salaries


Powerpoint
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National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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