Program Manager, IT in Seattle Salary

IT Program Managers in Seattle, Wash. can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $101K) surpassing six figures annually. Cash earnings for Seattle IT Program Managers — including $20K in bonuses and $10K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $69K to $156K depending on individual performance. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. More than half of IT Program Managers in Seattle (63 percent) survey respondents are men. For the most part, IT Program Managers in Seattle, Wash. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$67,203 - $135,961
MEDIAN: $100,598

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$67,203 - $135,961  
$514 - $20,229  
Profit Sharing
$481.77 - $9,967  
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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).
$68,906 - $155,564  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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Popular Employer Salaries for Program Manager, IT

Microsoft Corp offers the largest salaries in town ($120K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $83K to $149K.

Seattle IT Program Managers will find the worst pay at Nordstrom, Inc., where the median salary crawls in at $98K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $115K, leaving little room for growth.

Pay by Experience Level for Program Manager, IT

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

For many IT Program Managers in Seattle, Wash., more experience generally translates to higher pay. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $91K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $104K. On average, Seattle IT Program Managers make $126K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $148K.

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Experience Affects Program Manager, IT Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Program Manager, IT 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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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Risk Management / Risk Control
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Strategic Planning

National Average

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
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Information Technology (IT) Support
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.


37 %
63 %

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%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 8%