Program Manager, IT Salary in Seattle

Wages for IT Program Managers in Seattle, Wash. are generous, with average pay above six figures ($102K) per year. Overall cash earnings for Seattle IT Program Managers stretch from $69K on the lower end to $156K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $20K from bonuses and $25K from profit sharing. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 62 percent of IT Program Managers in Seattle are male. For the most part, IT Program Managers in Seattle, Wash. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$67,337 - $135,306

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$67,337 - $135,306  
$495.51 - $20,418  
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).
$68,854 - $156,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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Popular Employer Salaries for Program Manager, IT in Seattle, Washington

For Seattle IT Program Managers, comfortable salaries can be found at Microsoft Corp; in fact, average earnings are around $123K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($85K versus $165K) is great.

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

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

Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of IT Program Managers in Seattle, Wash. Whereas the median salary for inexperienced employees is approximately $90K, incomes in the five-to-10 year group are significantly higher, averaging to the comfortable six-figure sum of $110K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Seattle IT Program Managers make a median salary of $125K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $150K on average.

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Experience Affects Program Manager, IT in Seattle, Washington Salaries

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National Average

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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

National Average

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 25 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%