Program Manager, IT Salary in Seattle

Wages for Seattle IT Program Managers are generous, with average pay above six figures ($102K) per year. Total cash compensation to IT Program Managers in Seattle approaches anywhere from $69K on the lower end to $156K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $20K from bonuses and upwards of $25K from profit sharing. Experience level 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. More than half of IT Program Managers in Seattle, Wash. (62 percent) survey respondents are men. For the most part, Seattle IT Program Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$67,497 - $135,184
(Median)
$67K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $102,053
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Salary
$67,497 - $135,184  
   
Bonus
$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).
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$69,023 - $155,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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The biggest paychecks can be found at Microsoft Corp — the median salary there is $123K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with the lowest salaries sitting near $85K and highest ones in the neighborhood of $165K.

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 who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Individuals with fewer than five years of experience earn $90K on average, but those in the five-to-10 year group see a six-figure median of $110K. On average, Seattle IT Program Managers make $126K following one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $149K.

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Experience Affects Program Manager, IT in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%


National Average
$115,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Program Manager, IT in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 22%

Strategic Project Management
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 20%

People Management
up arrow 13%

Budget Management
up arrow 12%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Leadership
up arrow 5%

Program Management
up arrow 4%

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$115,000

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 1%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 1%

Agile
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

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