The average salary for a Product Owner in South Africa is R557,851.
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Job Description for Product Owner
The product owner plays a leadership role in their organization, usually a software company. Common employers for product owners include software companies, particularly those are developing new software or provide support to other companies. The product owner must have a good understanding of the software being developed and be able to communicate effectively with their coworkers. They also act as the manager of the product development team, helping nurture ideas, extract and retrieve informati…Read more
Product Owner Tasks
- Write and capture user stories and user needs to communicate product objectives and requirements.
- Schedule and lead meetings to surface issues, identify fixes and advance projects.
- Manage daily project goals and product schedules, adjusting expectations and setting priorities.
- Work with customers, stakeholders and internal teams to create and customize products.
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Popular Skills for Product Owner
Agile Software Development
Skills in Business Analysis, Product Management and Requirements Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Agile Software Development and Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Product Owner
An entry-level Product Owner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R416,847 based on 15 salaries. An early career Product Owner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R433,624 based on 114 salaries. A mid-career Product Owner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R648,253 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Product Owner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R725,771 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R910,000.
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