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Entry-Level Product Manager, Software Salary (United States)

Average Entry-Level Product Managers of Software make around $78K per year. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Product Managers of Software varies from $52K to $119K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $15K each. For the most part, Entry-Level Product Managers of Software enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Entry-Level Product Managers of Software greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Entry-Level Product Manager, Software Salary (?
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$50,676 - $111,392
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MEDIAN: $78,169
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Entry-Level Product Manager, Software Salary (?
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$14.70 - $53.90
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,676 - $111,392  
   
Bonus
$974 - $15,132  
Profit Sharing
$516 - $14,967  
Commission
$9,826 - $30,521  
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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$51,543 - $118,728  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,049
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$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$14.70 - $53.90  
   
Overtime
$27.73 - $78.06  
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
$974 - $15,132  
   
Commission
$9,826 - $30,521  
Profit Sharing
$516 - $14,967  
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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$51,543 - $118,728  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Entry-Level Product Managers of Software can earn above-average salaries when they head west to California. Specifically, Mountain View, San Jose, and San Francisco represent the three top-paying cities for Entry-Level Product Managers of Software in the United States. Trailing the national average by 10 percent, Denver is the market with the smallest paychecks. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Atlanta and San Diego (8 percent lower).
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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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Data Analysis
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Agile
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Product Development
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National Average
$81,000
Project Management
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Business Analysis
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SQL
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Scrum
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User Interface Design
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HTML
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 398 votes.

Gender

Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 5%