Program Project Manager Salary

The average salary for a Program Project Manager is $82,036 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$49,554 - $130,383
$50K
$83K
$130K
MEDIAN: $82,649
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50%
90%

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$16.70 - $74.48
$17
$36
$74
MEDIAN: $35.78
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$0$139K
Salary $49,554 - $130,383
Bonus $728 - $19,595
Profit Sharing $256.39 - $15,812
Commission $8,500
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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$49,195 - $139,709
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,621
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $16.70 - $74.48
Hourly Tips $0.83
Overtime $22.47 - $59.88
Annual Data $0$139K
Bonus $728 - $19,595
Commission $8,500
Profit Sharing $256.39 - $15,812
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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$49,195 - $139,709
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 196

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Job Description for Program Project Manager

The program project manager is a title held by higher-level staff in various industries, although the title is most commonly found in the finance and information technology sectors. Depending on the field a manager is in, the title is usually an appointment for a project that has a specific time limit. However, these managers are usually always presiding over consecutive projects, so when one ends, they will begin working on another; for example, the program project manager could constantly work in software development in developing new products and updating products.

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Program Project Manager Tasks

  • Work with all stakeholders to articulate do-able goals, requirements, and schedule.
  • Design, facilitate, and deploy internal and external initiatives to increase visibility or revenue.
  • Create, share, and update project plans and communicate status to clients and management.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical, vendor, and personnel issues with respect to timelines.

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Pay by Experience Level for Program Project Manager

Pay by Experience for a Program Project Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Program Project Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 1,296 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Program Project Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 1,264 salaries. An experienced Program Project Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 1,285 salaries. A Program Project Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 481 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $85,840

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Program Project Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Program Project Manager?

Program Project Manager in San Francisco:
"It's all about the customer."
Pros: People, cross functional, planning, strategy.
Cons: Low pay, low stock and 401k options.

Program Project Manager in Muskegon:
"Program Manager Review."
Pros: The Diversity of tasks, leadership, never the same thing twice.
Cons: Babysitting.

Program Project Manager in Portland:
Pros: The work, the people.
Cons: Lack of leadership.

Program Project Manager in Saginaw:
"Education still dont beat time even though your more capible."
Pros: I believe in the company I work for. I see a great future if the company is directed in the right direction.
Cons: Underpaid and being wrongly directed by people who are uneducated in business.

Program Project Manager in Hanscom AFB:
"Challenging."
Pros: I learn a lot and get leadership experience.
Cons: The rigid processss.

Program Project Manager in New York:
"Multiple task management."
Pros: Implementation, negotiation, program review.
Cons: Contract review, analytic review,

Program Project Manager in Raleigh:
"I manage an optimization program for global ecommerce sites."
Pros: I like that I get to interact with a global team, and I also get to apply my technical background with some level of creativity.
Cons: The corporate culture- Too often I see very toxic behaviors that are almost encouraged from upper management. I can see it affect productivity and quality of work.

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Key Stats for Program Project Manager

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 440 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Program Project Manager Salaries

▲34%

▲18%

National Average
$86,000

▼2%

▼24%

Skills That Affect Program Project Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 440 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 10%
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