Product Manager, Software Salary (United States)

A Product Manager, Software earns an average salary of $86,580 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Strategic Planning is associated with high pay for this job.
Product Manager, Software Salary (?
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$56,389 - $122,542
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MEDIAN: $86,580
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Product Manager, Software Salary (?
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$15.21 - $80.00
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,389 - $122,542  
   
Bonus
$1,020 - $19,091  
Profit Sharing
$1,004 - $12,685  
Commission
$0.00 - $30,639  
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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$57,963 - $132,445  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,562
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $80.00  
   
Overtime
$27.47 - $77.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,020 - $19,091  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $30,639  
Profit Sharing
$1,004 - $12,685  
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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$57,963 - $132,445  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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Job Description for Product Manager, Software

Product managers for software are in charge of managing software products' development. They are responsible for facilitating communication among relevant internal personnel and relevant external parties, including with their organization's implementation and support teams to eliminate programming issues that may arise in different environments. Product managers for software also meet with prospect and current customer to make sure the software product meets their needs and listen to feedback that may be incorporated into future versions. They work with the marketing team to accurately and effectively present software features to consumers.
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Product Manager, Software Tasks
  • Oversee product development and monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and services.
  • Determine the demand for software products and services offered by a firm and its competitors.
  • Develop pricing strategies to maximize the firm's profits and market share.

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Product Manager, Software Reviews

What is it like working as a Product Manager, Software?
Product Manager, Software in Austin:
"Free To Succeed Or Fail."
Pros: Cross team collaboration. Problem solving. Independence. Impact on business.
Cons: Limited resources to implement basic products. Bureaucratic. Slow. Disconnected leadership. Entrenched cultural bad practices.

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Experience Affects Product Manager, Software Salaries

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$91,000

Skills That Affect Product Manager, Software Salaries

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Gender

Female
26%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 5%
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