The average salary for a Product Development Specialist with Product Development skills in Los Angeles, California is $50,868.
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Job Description for Product Development Specialist
A product development specialist's main job is to develop products, strategies, and business plans for upcoming products within their company. They watch the market trends to develop plans that will increase sales, establish deadlines, and ensure the product development teams are on schedule. Product development specialists need to communicate with other departments and vendors on the status of the product, as well as provide clear guidelines for the project and solicit and incorporate feedback.…Read more
Product Development Specialist Tasks
- Design, execute, and manage projects.
- Research and compile reports on the state of the industry, trend forecasts, and competitive analysis.
- Assist in the development and implementation of operational guidelines and objectives for the product portfolio.
- Develop prototypes and document product specifications.
- Evaluate consumer preferences using internal tools and turn them into recommendations for product enhancement or innovation.
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Employees with Product Development Specialist in their job title in St. Paul, Minnesota earn an average of 115.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cincinnati, Ohio (36.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (3.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (20.0% less) and Scottsdale, Arizona (11.0% less).
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