Senior Product Management Director Salary

Earnings for Senior Product Management Directors in the United States come in at around $156K per year on average. In the world of Senior Product Management Directors, total cash compensation can vary between $131K and $225K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $41K and $21K, respectively. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by almost all, and nearly all earn vision coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Senior Product Management Directors who answered the questionnnaire. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$123,942 - $200,143
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MEDIAN: $155,811
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$0$224K
Salary $123,942 - $200,143
Bonus $9,841 - $40,812
Profit Sharing $2,891 - $20,729
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$130,607 - $224,612
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 244

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Job Description for Senior Product Management Director

A senior product management director provides focus for the development, marketing, sales, and improvement of a product. Since this is an advanced position, it may require managing others and supervisorial experience.

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Senior Product Management Director Tasks

  • Develop, design, and implement the product and market strategy.
  • Generate and capitalize on strategic opportunities for further growth.
  • Provide analytical and technical feedback for internal departments and executive management.
  • Coordinate with engineer teams to design and build products.

Common Career Paths for Senior Product Management Director


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Many Senior Product Management Directors move into a VP of Product Management role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. VPs of Product Management on average bring in a similar salary to Senior Product Management Directors.

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Popular Skills for Senior Product Management Director


Senior Product Management Directors report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Product Marketing, Product Management, Project Management, and Product Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include People Management, Production Management, and Business Strategy. Those educated in Product Development tend to be well versed in Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Product Management Director

Pay by Experience for a Senior Product Management Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Product Management Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Product Management Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $170,000 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Senior Product Management Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $184,000 based on 165 salaries. A Senior Product Management Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $192,000 based on 59 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $178,804

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Senior Product Management Directors, busy Palo Alto offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Senior Product Management Directors will also find cushy salaries in Santa Clara (+23 percent), San Jose (+17 percent), San Francisco (+12 percent), and San Diego (+8 percent). Dallas ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 8 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Boston and Chicago (8 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Senior Product Management Director

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Senior Product Management Director Salaries

▲7%

▲3%

National Average
$179,000

▼5%

▼28%

Skills That Affect Senior Product Management Director Salaries



Project Management
▲1%

National Average
$179,000


Business Strategy
▼4%

Strategy
▼4%

Production Management
▼6%

People Management
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 97%
vision benefits
Vision: 91%
no benefits
None: %
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