The average salary for a Program Project Manager is $81,385 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$48,853 - $128,811
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$49K
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$130K
MEDIAN: $81,385
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$16.57 - $74.74
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$75
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,853 - $128,811  
   
Bonus
$622 - $19,712  
Profit Sharing
$250.83 - $17,151  
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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$48,561 - $138,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,531
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.57 - $74.74  
   
Overtime
$21.22 - $58.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$622 - $19,712  
   
Commission
$8,500  
Profit Sharing
$250.83 - $17,151  
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).
)
$48,561 - $138,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 270
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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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National Average: $84,108

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What is it like working as a Program Project Manager?

Program Project Manager in Dallas:
Pros: My team. We all work really well together and we have two amazing bosses. My Senior Director really values his employees and goes well above and beyond what most bosses do for their employees.
Cons: The long hours that are sometimes required. The tediousness of not having a centralized CRM type system that would streamline and greatly improve the productivity of our group.

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Experience Affects Program Project Manager Salaries



National Average
$84,000



Skills That Affect Program Project Manager Salaries





Team Leadership
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Project Management
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Budget Management
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Strategic Planning
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Process Improvement
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Business Development
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$84,000

Operations Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 493 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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