Licensing Manager Salary

The average Licensing Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $64K annually. In the world of Licensing Managers, overall income ranges from $42K near the bottom to $107K at the top; this can include more than $14K from bonuses and more than $25K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Licensing Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Licensing Managers is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,489 - $100,523
$43K
$64K
$100K
MEDIAN: $64,056
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$15.92 - $38.13
$16
$24
$38
MEDIAN: $23.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,489 - $100,523  
   
Bonus
$520 - $13,574  
Profit Sharing
$1,216 - $24,658  
Total Pay (?
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$42,106 - $106,559  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$15.92 - $38.13  
   
Overtime
$39.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$520 - $13,574  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,216 - $24,658  
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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$42,106 - $106,559  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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


Licensing Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Contract Negotiation, Microsoft Office, Powerpoint, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Legal Compliance, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Excel. The majority of those who know Microsoft Word also know Powerpoint.

Pay by Experience Level for Licensing Manager

Pay by Experience for a Licensing Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Licensing Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 67 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Licensing Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Licensing Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 54 salaries. A Licensing Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,982

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

Home to some of the best pay for Licensing Managers, Chicago offers exceptional salaries, 23 percent above the national average. Licensing Managers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+12 percent) and Los Angeles (+3 percent). With compensation 7 percent below the national average, Atlanta is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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Key Stats for Licensing Manager

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Licensing Manager Salaries

▲26%

▲7%

▲5%

National Average
$64,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Licensing Manager Salaries


National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Office
▼5%


▼10%



Legal Compliance
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 15%
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