Entry-Level Product Manager, Software Salary

Commissions form a big slice (more than a third) of total compensation for Entry-Level Product Managers of Software. The median income in this area hovers around $82K. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Product Managers of Software approaches anywhere from $54K on the lower end to $121K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $15K from bonuses and upwards of $18K from profit sharing. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. 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. For the most part, Entry-Level Product Managers of Software enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$52,675 - $114,099
(Median)
$53K
$80K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,668
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$14.66 - $51.08
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$15
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$51
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,675 - $114,099  
   
Bonus
$993 - $15,007  
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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$53,938 - $120,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,311
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, 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
$993 - $15,007  
   
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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$53,938 - $120,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. reports the lowest median salary in the area (it's only $92K) but some workers make up to $117K, indicating a rather large gap in employee earnings.

Pay Difference by Location


California is a land of opportunity for Entry-Level Product Managers of Software. The state is home to the top three paying cities in the field, with Mountain View, San Jose, and San Francisco all offering salaries above the national rate. With compensation 20 percent below the national average, Salt Lake City is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Atlanta and Denver (16 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

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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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User Interface Design
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$82,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 357 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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