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Entry-Level Product Manager, Software Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (just under a third) of final income for Entry-Level Product Managers of Software. That final number averages out to $82K across the industry. Overall incomes of Entry-Level Product Managers of Software generally bottom out at around $53K and peak near $120K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $15K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Most Entry-Level Product Managers of Software like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Entry-Level Product Managers of Software are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,525 - $112,941
(Median)
$52K
$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,152
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$14.68 - $50.98
(Median)
$15
$26
$51
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary 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
Salary
$51,525 - $112,941  
   
Bonus
$986 - $15,058  
Profit Sharing
$650 - $15,609  
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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$53,006 - $120,262  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,151
National Hourly Rate 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$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $50.98  
   
Overtime
$36.71 - $77.84  
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.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$986 - $15,058  
   
Profit Sharing
$650 - $15,609  
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).
)
$53,006 - $120,262  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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Pay Difference by Location


California is a land of opportunity for Entry-Level Product Managers of Software. The state is home to the top three paying cities in the field, with Mountain View, San Jose, and San Francisco all offering salaries above the national rate. Entry-Level Product Managers of Software' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Entry-Level Product Managers of Software in Salt Lake City bring in salaries that are 27 percent lower than the national average. Atlanta and Denver are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 15 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Product Manager, Software Salaries





Requirements Analysis
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Business Strategy
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Agile
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Product Development
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National Average
$82,000

Business Analysis
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SQL
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User Interface Design
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Project Management
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Scrum
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 378 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 5%