Program Manager, IT in Seattle Salary

Salaries for Seattle IT Program Managers are generous, with average pay above six figures ($101K) per year. With some bonuses approaching $20K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K, overall incomes of IT Program Managers in Seattle, Wash. spread between $69K and $156K depending on individual performance. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Male IT Program Managers in Seattle who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (63 percent) are men. Most IT Program Managers in Seattle, Wash. like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's 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

Although Microsoft Corp boasts the highest average salary in town at $120K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $83K or as much as $149K.

The lowest salaries can be found at Nordstrom, Inc. — median pay is $98K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $71K and only reaching $115K.

Pay by Experience Level for Program Manager, IT

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

Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Seattle IT Program Managers. Whereas the median salary for inexperienced employees is approximately $91K, incomes in the five-to-10 year group are significantly higher, averaging to the comfortable six-figure sum of $104K. For IT Program Managers in Seattle, Wash., 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $126K. Seattle IT Program Managers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher 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%