Entry-Level Product Manager, Software Salary

A big portion of take-home pay for Entry-Level Product Managers of Software — over a third, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $82K. In the world of Entry-Level Product Managers of Software, total cash compensation can vary between $54K and $121K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $15K and $18K, respectively. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Entry-Level Product Managers of Software who answered the questionnnaire. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,767 - $114,584

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$14.66 - $51.08

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,767 - $114,584  
   
Bonus
$994 - $15,043  
Profit Sharing
$961 - $18,383  
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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$53,946 - $121,113  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,346
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.66 - $51.08  
   
Overtime
$36.71 - $77.84  
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$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$994 - $15,043  
   
Profit Sharing
$961 - $18,383  
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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$53,946 - $121,113  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Product Manager, Software


Intuit Inc. offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $125K.

Offering only $92K on average, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. seems to pay the least. Moreover, the pay scale seems pretty narrow there; employees make $61K on the lower end and $117K on the higher end.

Pay Difference by Location


There's tons of opportunity for Entry-Level Product Managers of Software in California, which is home to the top three paying cities in the field. Mountain View, San Jose, and San Francisco all offer salaries above the national rate. Entry-Level Product Managers of Software in Salt Lake City report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 22 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in Atlanta and Denver (14 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Product Manager, Software Salaries




Strategic Planning
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Requirements Analysis
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Product Marketing
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Agile
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Product Development
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Business Analysis
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User Interface Design
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National Average
$82,000

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Project Management
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SQL
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 354 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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