Senior Asset Manager Salary

Three-fifths of Senior Asset Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $60K to $173K per year, but median earnings come to around $90K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Male Senior Asset Managers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 58 percent of the field. Work is enjoyable for Senior Asset Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$55,708 - $147,122
MEDIAN: $90,139

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$55,708 - $147,122  
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$59,927 - $173,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 162
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Asset Manager

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

Senior Asset Managers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $71K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $94K. Senior Asset Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $100K. Professionals boasting more than two decades of experience also boast a six-figure median salary of $121K.

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Experience Affects Senior Asset Manager Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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


42 %
58 %

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: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 10%