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Licensing Manager Salary

Pay for Licensing Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $60K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Licensing Managers survey respondents are women (75 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of Licensing Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
$39,393 - $95,022
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MEDIAN: $60,431
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$14.62 - $26.36
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,393 - $95,022  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,438  
Profit Sharing
$4,000 - $5,500  
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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$38,861 - $97,036  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 192
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.62 - $26.36  
   
Overtime
$29.48 - $45.38  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,438  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000 - $5,500  
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).
)
$38,861 - $97,036  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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

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

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Popular Skills for Licensing Manager


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Licensing Managers who took the survey. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Contract Negotiation, and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Windows Operating System General Use. Most people who know Microsoft Word also know Powerpoint.

Pay by Experience Level for Licensing Manager

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


For Licensing Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $53K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $63K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Licensing Managers make a median salary of $68K. Licensing Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $69K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Licensing Managers, working in the bustling city of Chicago has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Licensing Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+8 percent). Los Angeles ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 2 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Licensing Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 12%


National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Licensing Manager Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Powerpoint
up arrow 3%

National Average
$61,000

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 16%