Entry-Level Product Managers of Software can expect wages of $84K annually on average. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Product Managers of Software — including $15K in bonuses and $18K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $55K to $123K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The majority of Entry-Level Product Managers of Software claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Male Entry-Level Product Managers of Software are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 66 percent of professionals. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$54,800 - $117,137
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MEDIAN: $83,529
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$16.47 - $48.01
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,800 - $117,137  
   
Bonus
$1,929 - $15,041  
Profit Sharing
$1,212 - $17,914  
Commission
$4,000  
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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$55,278 - $123,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,222
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.47 - $48.01  
   
Overtime
$28.97 - $63.55  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,929 - $15,041  
   
Commission
$4,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,212 - $17,914  
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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$55,278 - $123,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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With a median salary of $132K, Intuit Inc. offers Entry-Level Product Managers of Software the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $99K and are capped at $143K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $86,016

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For Entry-Level Product Managers of Software, San Jose provides a pay rate that is 37 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Product Managers of Software can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+19 percent), New York (+8 percent), Boston (+6 percent), and Seattle (+6 percent). Salt Lake City is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 16 percent. Below-median salaries also turn up in Austin and San Diego (10 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Product Manager, Software Salaries

SQL
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Data Analysis
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Scrum
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Business Strategy
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Product Management
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Product Development
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Requirements Analysis
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Strategic Planning
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Product Marketing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 267 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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