Program Manager, IT Salary in Seattle

Salaries for Seattle IT Program Managers are generous, with average pay above six figures ($101K) per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $20K and $25K, respectively — total cash payment to IT Program Managers in Seattle, Wash. can bottom out near $69K or peak near $156K depending on individual performance. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 64 percent of IT Program Managers in Seattle are male. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$66,772 - $135,623
MEDIAN: $100,520

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$66,772 - $135,623  
$503 - $20,319  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $24,832  
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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).
$68,586 - $156,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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Employees of Microsoft Corp can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $126K; however, pay is widely dispersed from bottom to top, ranging from $86K to $153K.

Nordstrom, Inc. offers the least pay with a median salary of $98K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $116K.

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

IT Program Managers in Seattle who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Professionals with less than five years' experience earn a median of $91K annually, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts report a weighty six-figure median of $108K. Seattle IT Program Managers see a median salary of $125K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $150K.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect 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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Program Management
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Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Risk Management / Risk Control

National Average

Information Technology (IT) Support
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Microsoft Excel
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Strategic Planning
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Job Satisfaction

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


36 %
64 %

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: 93% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 7%