Senior Asset Manager Salary

Generous salaries abound for Senior Asset Managers in the United States, with average pay above six figures ($93K) per year. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Work is enjoyable for Senior Asset Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of Senior Asset Managers (66 percent) survey respondents are male. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$58,575 - $152,632
MEDIAN: $93,179

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$58,575 - $152,632  
$484.79 - $36,154  
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$1,700 - $5,000  
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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).
$59,240 - $181,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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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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Survey takers who work as Senior Asset Managers report a focused set of job skills. Real Estate and Financial Analysis are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. 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.

Senior Asset Managers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $70K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $89K on average. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $110K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $143K.

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Experience Affects Senior Asset Manager Salaries

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Skills That Affect Senior Asset Manager Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.


34 %
66 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%