Product Owner Salary (Canada)
A Product Owner earns an average salary of C$75,309 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
|Salary||C$51,074 - C$101,350|
|Bonus||C$974 - C$10,334|
|Profit Sharing||C$817 - C$9,978|
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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).)
|C$51,192 - C$104,999|
Job Description for Product Owner
The product owner plays a leadership role in their organization, usually a software company. Common employers for product owners include software companies, particularly those are developing new software or provide support to other companies. The product owner must have a good understanding of the software being developed and be able to communicate effectively with their coworkers. They also act as the manager of the product development team, helping nurture ideas, extract and retrieve information, determine the roadmap for the product, and work throughout the development process with the scrum team. The scrum team is typically under the product owner's supervision.Read More...
These managers are also expected to understand the customer or stakeholder's perspective, and be able to address their concerns and needs during product development. The product owner also works with other departments, such as marketing and sales, as needed. The product owner generally works in an office environment, usually with several co-workers in a small group.
The product owner position generally requires at least a bachelor's degree in a discipline related to the company's field; some companies may prefer a master's of business administration (MBA). Employers generally require at least two years of experience in the company's field, in addition to at least for or five years of experience managing product development. Some companies also look for experience working with a Scrum team. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Product Owner Tasks
- Write and capture user stories and user needs to communicate product objectives and requirements.
- Schedule and lead meetings to surface issues, identify fixes and advance projects.
- Manage daily project goals and product schedules, adjusting expectations and setting priorities.
- Work with customers, stakeholders and internal teams to create and customize products.
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Pay by Experience Level for Product Owner
Pay by Experience for a Product Owner has a positive trend. An entry-level Product Owner with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$73,000 based on 77 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Product Owner with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$83,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Product Owner which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$94,000 based on 23 salaries. A Product Owner with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$107,000 based on 6 salaries.
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