Six-figure salaries are the norm for Seattle IT Program Managers , with median pay hovering around $98K per year. Cash earnings for IT Program Managers in Seattle, Wash. — including $21K in bonuses and $9K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $68K to $143K depending on individual performance. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to most. The majority of IT Program Managers in Seattle (60 percent) survey respondents are male. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$65,782 - $132,873
MEDIAN: $97,704

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$67,813 - $142,509  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 99

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
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338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...

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Seattle IT Program Managers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Microsoft Corp, where the average salary comes to $116K.

Nordstrom, Inc. offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $98K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $72K to $119K.

Pay by Experience Level for Program Manager, IT

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

IT Program Managers in Seattle with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Professionals with less than five years' experience earn a median of $96K annually, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts report a weighty six-figure median of $103K. For IT Program Managers in Seattle, Wash., 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $117K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $129K.

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Experience Affects Program Manager, IT Salaries

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Skills That Affect Program Manager, IT Salaries

Budget Management
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Microsoft Office
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Risk Management / Risk Control
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Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
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Strategic Planning
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Microsoft Word
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Information Technology (IT) Support
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Program Management
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Agile Software Development

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Microsoft Excel
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People Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.


40 %
60 %

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: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 5%