Associate Product Manager Salary

Associate Product Managers in the United States take home an average $66K per year. In the world of Associate Product Managers, overall income ranges from $47K near the bottom to $98K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $16K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the particular firm, followed by the particular city and experience level. Women make up a slight majority of Associate Product Managers (51 percent) survey respondents. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Most Associate Product Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$47,001 - $92,706
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$14.97 - $34.00
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$0$99K
Salary $47,001 - $92,706
Bonus $974 - $10,283
Profit Sharing $489.36 - $16,107
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$47,194 - $99,021
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,046
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $14.97 - $34.00
Overtime $19.23 - $47.23
Annual Data $0$99K
Bonus $974 - $10,283
Profit Sharing $489.36 - $16,107
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).
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$47,194 - $99,021
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

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Job Description for Associate Product Manager

Associate product managers are in charge of managing an organization's product-related processes and materials. They are responsible for developing effective strategies to increase product output and overall company productivity, and so they must have an advanced understanding of production procedures and product allocation. Associate product managers implement data systems, in addition to providing adequate training for product handling. They must have leadership skills and work well with other managers to reach company product goals. They also need excellent research skills to propose new product ideas.

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Associate Product Manager Tasks

  • Determine the demand for products and services offered by a firm and its competitors.
  • Oversee product development and monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and services.
  • Develop pricing strategies to maximize the firm's profits and market share.

Common Career Paths for Associate Product Manager


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Associate Product Managers who move on to become Senior Product Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Senior Product Managers get paid an average of $125K per year. It is quite typical for Associate Product Managers to transition into roles as Product Managers or Product Marketing Managers, where reported median earnings are $10K and $21K higher per year.

Associate Product Manager Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Associate Product Manager


Associate Product Managers flock to Workday, Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $95K lead the pack in compensation.

Popular Skills for Associate Product Manager


Survey results imply that Associate Product Managers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Agile, Agile Software Development, User Interface Design, and Business Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 8 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Production Management, Product Support, and Marketing Communications. Most people familiar with Product Development also know Product Marketing and Market Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Associate Product Manager

Pay by Experience for an Associate Product Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Associate Product Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 877 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Associate Product Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 158 salaries. An experienced Associate Product Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 39 salaries. An Associate Product Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,744

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

Associate Product Managers will find that Irvine offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 30 percent. Associate Product Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+29 percent), Austin (+10 percent), Washington (+9 percent), and Portland (+7 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Denver Associate Product Managers earning much less — 26 percent less — than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Charlotte and Chicago (11 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Associate Product Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Associate Product Manager?

Associate Product Manager in Pleasanton:
"You get to create and design product!"
Pros: I love this job. My daily interactions vary from Dev, QA, UX, Customers, Sales and my own team. No day is the same as a previous day and we're constantly put in front of many challenges. Best of all, I get to use my brain. This can be a positive in job satisfaction but also leaves you exhausted at the end of the day.
Cons: The worst part is the long commute to work and the pay.

Associate Product Manager in Webster:
"I love it but feel it's time to grow."
Pros: I love being around people an can resolve most situations with ease calmly and knowledge. With ev1 leaving with a smile. I love fast pass work and challenge so to fight to make bonus with fellow management is a motivation for me. Other then financially needing to grow I'm happy but am up for any challenge!
Cons: Fast food industry is tough business. With minimal pay you end up with minimal workers which in turn falls on management that now are working 2-3 jobs just to make it happen and get through the the shift by any means the best way possible and isn't even acknowledged. I put my all in everything. It's nice to hear it instead of only what's not right for corporate. Some of us take pride in our stores and do whatever it takes and sometimes there's a lil thing I call breaking bread.

Associate Product Manager in New York:
"Fast paced, creative, corporate culture, flexibility."
Pros:
Cons:

Associate Product Manager in Denver:
Pros: The type of product we develop is fun. Fast-paced environment. The management for my department as well as my direct boss.
Cons: Underpaid for position and work ethic.

Associate Product Manager in Baltimore:
"A new challenge everyday."
Pros: Working as an Associate Product Manager allows me to be involved in every aspect of new product development and the product life cycle. I am able to participate in Engineering, R&D, Marketing, Quality, Production, etc. This give me a very broad range of knowledge of our product line and the challenges we face. I.
Cons: I am involved in every aspect of new product development and the product life cycle with no true authority to accomplish necessary tasks. It can be very political to get buy in from cross-functional teams when they have their own goals to accomplish. Each department is not always aligned with what is best for the product line as a whole rather than the individual or department.

Associate Product Manager in Milwaukee:
"Great place to learn."
Pros: My job is flexible and I am able to make a number of decisions without much management. I am able to participate in many facets of the business, allowing me to gain invaluable experience.
Cons:

Associate Product Manager in Seattle:
"A Lot Of Project Management And Organization."
Pros: The creative and strategic aspect.
Cons: Project management and chasing people down to get work done.

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Key Stats for Associate Product Manager

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 149 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Associate Product Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

▲9%

▲2%

National Average
$68,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Associate Product Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 149 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 7%
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