$140,092
Avg. Salary
$19.30
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$17,464

Bonus

$9,593

Profit Sharing

$19,501

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Product Management Director is $19.30 per hour.

The average pay for a Product Management Director is $140,092 per year.

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$0$197K
Salary $97,770 - $178,608
Bonus $5,091 - $31,379
Profit Sharing $983 - $24,190
Commission $1,350 - $55,000
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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$102,010 - $197,412
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,319
Hourly Data $0$81
Hourly Rate $10.95 - $81.09
Hourly Tips $2.50
Overtime $27.89
Annual Data $0$197K
Bonus $5,091 - $31,379
Commission $1,350 - $55,000
Profit Sharing $983 - $24,190
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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$102,010 - $197,412
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

Job Description for Product Management Director

A product management director typically oversees a product's development from concept or the planning phase until completion, focusing on the quality of the finished product and the efficiency of the production process. A product management director may be assigned to oversee existing products in their improvement process or maintenance of their existing standards.

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Product Management Director Tasks
  • Oversee the creation of strategic plans to ensure the sale and profitability of new products, lines, and services.
  • This includes budgets, expenditures, research and development appropriations, returns-on-investment and profit-loss projections.
  • Evaluate financial aspects of product development.

Product Management Director Pay By Employer

$0$157K

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14 profiles
$138,002

$134,326

Common Career Paths for Product Management Director


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Product Management Directors often transition into VP of Product Management positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, VPs of Product Management earn $180K per year. A common career progression for a Product Management Director is to become a Senior Product Management Director or a Marketing VP. Compared to Product Management Directors, the first group earns $20K more on average, and the second group earns $2K more.

Product Management Director Job Listings

Popular Skills for Product Management Director


Product Management Directors report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Team Leadership, Product Management, Strategy, and Business Strategy are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Project Management, Product Marketing, and Program Management. Those familiar with Business Strategy also tend to know Leadership and Product Marketing.

Pay by Experience Level for Product Management Director

Pay by Experience for a Product Management Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Product Management Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $121,000 based on 148 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 $143,000 based on 404 salaries. An experienced Product Management Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $153,000 based on 651 salaries. A 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 $159,000 based on 174 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $152,247

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

For Product Management Directors, San Jose, Mountain View, and San Francisco, three California cities, are home to the highest salaries in the United States, all offering a rate above the national average. Boulder is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 11 percent. Employers also pay below the national average in Chicago (9 percent lower) and Denver (5 percent lower).

Product Management Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Product Management Director?

Product Management Director in San Francisco:
Pros: The general atmosphere of tech startups.
Cons: The horrible, abject poverty about which this city and it's residents can't seem to figure out if they even want to do anything.

Product Management Director in Bloomington:
"Great college town where my family is at."
Pros: It's a great college town with plenty to do, lots of culture and my family is near by.
Cons: There's not a ton of opportunities which is why I've found working remote to be so nice.

Product Management Director in Seattle:
"Empowerment."
Your people will do the best job helping you develop products if you empower them and get out of the way.

Product Management Director in Goshen:
"Project base. Self motivated. Team problem solver."
Pros: Freedom to research new products and product improvement. Working witn Sales, Engineering, Quality, and Purchasing. Knowing the department I am responsible for is an inportant aspect of the company. Being responsible for quantifying all incoming resins and compounded material testing.
Cons: Running into unique problem solving situation when working on research and develop projects and not having the time or resources to correctly address of fully trouble shoot issue. This is a rare occurance but does happen in research and development projects. Also when people are counting on you for the answer and you do not have the answer they are looking for.

Product Management Director in Seattle:
"Prioritize."
You will always have more work than you have time to address. Prioritize items that need your attention first, delegate, and communicate your plans, needs and strategies to your employees and executives.

Product Management Director in Seattle:
"Quantify customer satisfaction and continuously deploy code."
Focus on Customer Satisfaction comments and deploy code as soon as possible to validate.

Product Management Director in Chicago:
"The power of networking and inclusion."
As a Product Manager, I focused a lot of my energies early in my career on building a knowledge base in all areas that touched my role. I got "stuck in the weeds" on many occasions. While this gave me confidence, I learned that including others in the discovery process for any new initiative was far more effective. It gave a sense of ownership to those that contributed; they were more motivated, and at the end of the day, this resulted in better outcomes.

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Key Stats for Product Management Director

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 346 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Product Management Director Salaries

▲5%

▲1%

National Average
$152,000

▼6%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Product Management Director Salaries

National Average
$152,000



Business Strategy
▼2%

▼2%

Strategic Planning
▼3%

People Management
▼3%

Requirements Analysis
▼3%

▼4%

▼4%







Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 346 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 4%