Average Product Manager, Software with Product Development Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Product Manager, Software with Product Development skills is $94,674.
MEDIAN $94,674
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$65k - $132k
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$66k - $142k

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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 Factset Research Systems Inc., International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and PeopleAdmin. Reported salaries are highest at Adobe Systems Incorporated where the average pay is $130,992. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and Workday, Inc., earning around $112,100 and $111,910, respectively. PeopleAdmin pays the lowest at around $71,250. Smarsh and Willis Towers Watson also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $76,014 and $86,639, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Product Manager, Software

Skills in Business Strategy are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Business Analysis, Project Management, Agile Software Development and Product 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 $78,468 based on 29 salaries. An early career Product Manager, Software with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,926 based on 997 salaries. A mid-career Product Manager, Software with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,825 based on 483 salaries. An experienced Product Manager, Software with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,098 based on 252 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,227.
Employees with Product Manager, Software in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 23.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (10.2% more) and New York, New York (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (10.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (8.6% less) and Los Angeles, California (4.5% less).

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