Program Manager, IT Salary in Seattle

Salaries for IT Program Managers in Seattle are generous, with average pay above six figures ($102K) per year. In the world of IT Program Managers in Seattle, Wash., overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $20K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $25K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $69K and $156K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most Seattle IT Program Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men account for the majority of IT Program Managers in Seattle who responded to the questionnaire — 62 percent to be exact. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$67,497 - $135,184
MEDIAN: $102,053

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$67,497 - $135,184  
$497.77 - $20,419  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $24,832  
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).
$69,023 - $155,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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Popular Employer Salaries for Program Manager, IT in Seattle, Washington

Although Microsoft Corp leads the field in pay with a median salary of $123K, employees there receive a wide spread of salaries, from $85K on the low end all the way up to $165K at the top.

Pay by Experience Level for Program Manager, IT in Seattle, Washington

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

IT Program Managers in Seattle, Wash. with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Although inexperienced employees take home approximately $90K, those who have five to 10 years under their belts benefit from a six-figure median of $110K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $126K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $149K on average.

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Experience Affects Program Manager, IT in Seattle, Washington Salaries

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Skills That Affect Program Manager, IT in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Microsoft Word
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Strategic Project Management
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Microsoft Office
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People Management
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Budget Management
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Project Management
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Program Management
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Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Microsoft Excel

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Information Technology (IT) Support
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Risk Management / Risk Control
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.


38 %
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 8%