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Program Project Manager Salary in San Jose, California

Program Project Managers in San Jose receive generous compensation — earning an average of $106K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. With some bonuses approaching $20K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $12K, overall incomes of San Jose Program Project Managers spread between $60K and $157K depending on individual performance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Program Project Managers in San Jose, Calif. Most claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. There are more male San Jose Program Project Managers than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 65 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$55,197 - $142,199
MEDIAN: $99,991

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$55,197 - $142,199  
$985 - $19,803  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $12,325  
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).
$60,258 - $157,435  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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Pay by Experience Level for Program Project Manager in San Jose, California

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

In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Inexperienced workers earn around $72K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years pull down a much higher average of $107K. San Jose Program Project Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $130K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $138K.

Experience Affects Program Project Manager in San Jose, California Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Program Project Manager in San Jose, California Salaries

Strategic Project Management
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Budget Management
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Program Management
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Process Improvement
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Project Management
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National Average

Microsoft Office
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.


35 %
65 %

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: 87% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 10%