Senior Asset Manager Salary

Wages for Senior Asset Managers in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($93K) per year. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men make up the majority of Senior Asset Managers (60 percent) survey respondents. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$58,750 - $151,616

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$58,750 - $151,616  
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$60,175 - $181,978  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 155
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Job Description for Senior Asset Manager

A senior asset manager manages and maintains everything of value for an entity or group; this includes physical assets such as buildings and intangible assets such as intellectual property. Physical assets may be owned, leased, or subleased by the company.


Senior Asset Manager Tasks

  • Supervise the development of strategies to increase asset returns
  • Write reports on property asset statistics for senior management.
  • Recommend strategies for maximizing the value and returns for assets held by a company.
  • Organize paperwork and processes required to buy, sell, or modify assets.

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Senior Asset Managers report a narrow range of specific skills. Fortunate workers who know Real Estate command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 23 percent above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Financial Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Asset Manager

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

For many Senior Asset Managers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $70K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $92K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $104K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $130K.

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Experience Affects Senior Asset Manager Salaries

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Skills That Affect Senior Asset Manager Salaries

Real Estate
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.


40 %
60 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 11%