Sr. Product Manager, Software Salary (United States)

A Sr. Product Manager, Software earns an average salary of $114,985 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Cloud Computing, Product Management, and Mobile Computing.
Sr. Product Manager, Software Total Pay (?
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$85,972 - $140,789
MEDIAN: $114,985
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National Salary 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.
$85,972 - $140,789  
$3,015 - $20,531  
Profit Sharing
$974 - $20,298  
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).
$90,716 - $154,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,110
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Job Description for Sr. Product Manager, Software

Senior software product managers are responsible for managing the development cycle and release process for software products in their organization. They generally oversee other software developers to reach all company goals. They define road maps that establish schedules for development, and implement features required by the organization. Senior software product managers must create effective strategies for decreasing the use of company resources and strive to reduce the time they need to revise code and ship a program that is bug-free. Additionally, they often serve as a liaison between the business and technical departments within their organization.
Sr. Product Manager, Software Tasks
  • Conduct market research and respond by creating appropriate products, technical specifications, and product descriptions.
  • Schedule and manage release cycles and product launches.
  • Define products internally and for customers by collaborating with development and marketing teams.
  • Track and document progress and goals across all products.

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Sr. Product Manager, Software Reviews

What is it like working as a Sr. Product Manager, Software?
Sr. Product Manager, Software in Austin:
"Not For The Faint Of Heart."
Pros: You are at the center of the business. Everything involved with turning product into revenue and profit is in your purview. There is massive amount of experience in all areas of operation of the business.
Cons: Only for those that can operate with extreme interruption. Time management is incredibly important as there will always be more demand on you than you have hours in the day.

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Experience Affects Sr. Product Manager, Software Salaries

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Skills That Affect Sr. Product Manager, Software Salaries

Cloud Computing
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Product Management
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Mobile Computing
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User Interface Design
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Product Marketing
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 81% employee benefits None: 4%
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