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Product Marketing Manager Salary

An average Product Marketing Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $83K per year. Cash earnings for Product Marketing Managers — including $20K in bonuses and $18K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $52K to $134K depending on individual performance. This group's pay is mainly influenced by residence, followed by the company and years of experience. For the most part, Product Marketing Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Product Marketing Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 57 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance.

$51,518 - $120,586
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$52K
$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $83,270
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$12.10 - $62.73
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,518 - $120,586  
   
Bonus
$1,002 - $19,782  
Profit Sharing
$973 - $17,981  
Commission
$0.00 - $22,500  
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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$51,917 - $134,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,894
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$12.10 - $62.73  
   
Overtime
$15.46 - $84.35  
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
$1,002 - $19,782  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $22,500  
Profit Sharing
$973 - $17,981  
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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$51,917 - $134,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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Job Description for Product Marketing Manager

A product marketing manager must become highly familiar with the products the company sells to construct a strategy on how best to sell the product and generate the highest revenues. The product marketing manager oversees how the product is advertised, discussed in press releases, and seen by the public. Product marketing managers can work on local, regional, national, or international levels.

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Product Marketing Manager Tasks

  • Collaborate with design and content staff to ensure project is meeting consumer objectives and expectations.
  • Manage various aspects of marketing the product including development, launch, advertising, and pricing.
  • Develop market strategies with the goal of maximizing profits while ensuring customers are satisfied with product.
  • Conduct research on consumer opinions and marketing approaches to aid in performance measurement.

Common Career Paths for Product Marketing Manager


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Product Marketing Managers do not often transition into Marketing VP roles. The role averages $148K per year. Product Marketing Managers go on to become Marketing Directors more often than anything even though median pay for the role is $79K. Product Marketing Managers who move into a Senior Product Manager role, another well-traveled path for those in this field, tend to find salaries of $123K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Product Marketing Manager


Hewlett-Packard Company, Microsoft Corp, Google, Inc., Cisco Systems Inc, and AT&T Inc. are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Product Marketing Managers. Cisco Systems Inc offers the largest salaries in town ($141K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $92K to $174K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Intel Corporation, Google, Inc., and Microsoft Corp, where earnings of $137K, $135K, or $128K are standard for Product Marketing Managers.

A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include Hewlett-Packard Company ($100K), AT&T Inc. ($105K), and Microsoft Corp ($128K).

Popular Skills for Product Marketing Manager


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Competitive Intelligence, Strategic Marketing, Product Development, and Product Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 8 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Advertising, Web Marketing, and Microsoft Excel. Those familiar with Marketing Management also tend to know Market Research and Product Marketing.

Pay by Experience Level for Product Marketing Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Product Marketing Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $76K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $91K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $103K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $113K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


For Product Marketing Managers, San Jose provides a pay rate that is 57 percent greater than the national average. Product Marketing Managers will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+25 percent), San Francisco (+20 percent), Houston (+12 percent), and Seattle (+10 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 14 percent south of the national average, can be found in Los Angeles. Employers also pay below the national average in Atlanta and Denver (8 percent lower).

Product Marketing Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Product Marketing Manager at Hewlett-Packard Company?

Product Marketing Manager in Houston:
"A Roller Coaster Overall."
Pros: Highly flexible schedule. Stable employment if you've been there under 10 years.
Cons: The company is rather cheap. Senior management is very poor at making and sticking to good decisions.

What is it like working as a Product Marketing Manager?

Product Marketing Manager in Los Angeles:
"Fun But Tough."
Pros: I honestly enjoy the work that I do and the projects I work on, the environment is also amazing.
Cons: I think the company is stingy with pay raises and is very guarded and uneven with how they pay their employees.

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Experience Affects Product Marketing Manager Salaries




National Average
$88,000


Skills That Affect Product Marketing Manager Salaries



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$88,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 646 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 6%