Average Early-Career Product Manager, Software Salary

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The average salary for an Early-Career Product Manager, Software is $87,456.
MEDIAN $87,456
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$60k - $123k
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$61k - $131k

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Job Description for Product Manager, Software

Product Manager, Software Tasks
  • Develop pricing strategies to maximize the firm's profits and market share.
  • Determine the demand for software 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.
The top respondents for the job title Product Manager, Software are from the companies International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Intuit Inc. and Workday, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Google, Inc. where the average pay is $118,114. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Workday, Inc. and Intuit Inc., earning around $115,186 and $110,931, respectively. Smarsh pays the lowest at around $75,269. Amazon.com Inc and Capital One Financial Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $99,725 and $105,000, respectively.

Career Paths

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Product Manager, Software
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Popular Skills for Product Manager, Software

Skills in Product Management, Agile Software Development, Product Development and Business Strategy are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Product Manager, Software

An entry-level Product Manager, Software with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,572 based on 218 salaries. A mid-career Product Manager, Software with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,032 based on 2,181 salaries. An experienced Product Manager, Software with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,839 based on 1,114 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $115,979.
Employees with Product Manager, Software in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 25.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (8.7% more) and New York, New York (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (6.5% less) and Austin, Texas (4.5% less).

Years of Experience

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