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Entry-Level Product Manager, Software Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Entry-Level Product Managers of Software. The median take-home amount in this area is around $82K, and on average, slightly less than a third of that final number comes from commissions. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $15K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $53K and hits $120K on the high end. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. 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. Most Entry-Level Product Managers of Software like their work and job satisfaction is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$51,812 - $113,395
(Median)
$52K
$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,440
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$14.68 - $50.98
(Median)
$15
$26
$51
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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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
$51,812 - $113,395  
   
Bonus
$991 - $14,933  
Profit Sharing
$666 - $15,456  
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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$53,370 - $120,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,227
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.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$991 - $14,933  
   
Profit Sharing
$666 - $15,456  
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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$53,370 - $120,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. offers the smallest salaries in town — $92K on average — but the considerable range in workers' salaries (stretching from $61K to $117K) creates a rather varied pay scale.

Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level Product Managers of Software, California means bigger paychecks — those in Mountain View, San Jose, and San Francisco earn more than Entry-Level Product Managers of Software in the rest of the country. One of the biggest compensable factors for Entry-Level Product Managers of Software is geography, with workers in Salt Lake City earning a whopping 27 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Atlanta (16 percent lower) and Denver (12 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Product Manager, Software Salaries





Requirements Analysis
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Product Marketing
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Agile
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Product Development
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User Interface Design
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Business Analysis
0%

Scrum
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National Average
$82,000

Project Management
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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 374 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 5%
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