Entry-Level Product Manager, Software Salary

The three highest-paying cities for Entry-Level Product Managers of Software can all be found in California: Mountain View, San Jose, and San Francisco. In the world of Entry-Level Product Managers of Software, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $15K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $19K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $54K and $124K. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. For the most part, Entry-Level Product Managers of Software enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. 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. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$53,122 - $117,065
(Median)
$53K
$81K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,067
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$14.82 - $51.39
(Median)
$15
$24
$51
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,122 - $117,065  
   
Bonus
$999 - $15,261  
Profit Sharing
$684 - $19,489  
Commission
$24,000  
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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$54,128 - $123,533  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,745
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.82 - $51.39  
   
Overtime
$33.52 - $77.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$999 - $15,261  
   
Commission
$24,000  
Profit Sharing
$684 - $19,489  
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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$54,128 - $123,533  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Intuit Inc. offers the most; Entry-Level Product Managers of Software earn $122K on average there.

The lowest salaries can be found at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. — median pay is $97K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $73K and only reaching $125K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $83,648

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

For Entry-Level Product Managers of Software, Mountain View, San Jose, and San Francisco, three California cities, are home to the highest salaries in the United States, all offering a rate above the national average. Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Entry-Level Product Managers of Software in Salt Lake City earning a whopping 22 percent below the national average. Atlanta and Portland are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 15 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively.

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Skills That Affect Product Manager, Software Salaries


Data Analysis
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Strategic Planning
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Product Management
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Product Marketing
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Requirements Analysis
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Agile
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Product Development
0%

National Average
$84,000

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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 377 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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