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Product/Brand Manager
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Product/Brand Manager
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You won't be senior management, but you will have control over developing, managing and marketing an assigned product line. In other words, you get to exercise business savvy and creativity. A sizable salary and launching pad to other high-level marketing jobs are part of the package.
Median Pay: $90,100
  Salary Total compensation
(includes bonus)
Most people make:
90% in this job make more than:
$63,000 $65,300
Top earners:
10% in this job make more than:
$108,600 $119,600
10-year Job Growth: 21% 
Growth in Jobs 39,249
Total openings 74,026
Career Description
Manages, develops, and implements product marketing activities to maximize sales of an assigned product line. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a senior manager.
Education/Experience
May require a bachelor's degree and at least 4 years of experience in the field.
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