Program Project Managers in San Jose, Calif. receive generous compensation — earning an average of $117K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Most San Jose Program Project Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Men make up a slight majority of Program Project Managers in San Jose (54 percent) who responded to the survey. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,278 - $152,378
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MEDIAN: $116,927
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$25.34 - $88.77
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$51,278 - $152,378  
   
Bonus
$1,973 - $14,942  
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$53,252 - $169,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Hourly Rate
$25.34 - $88.77  
   
Overtime
$67.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,973 - $14,942  
   
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
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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$53,252 - $169,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,011,560
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Program Project Manager

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


The relatively untested earn a median of $96K per year, but survey respondents who have racked up five to 10 years of experience report a six-figure median of $124K. San Jose Program Project Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $131K. Program Project Managers in San Jose, Calif. who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $127K.

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Experience Affects Program Project Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$122,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Program Project Manager Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 34%

Operations Management
up arrow 24%

Team Leadership
up arrow 23%

Strategic Project Management
up arrow 14%

Process Improvement
up arrow 8%

National Average
$122,000

Program Management
up arrow 3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 11%

Project Management
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 20%

Budget Management
up arrow 23%

Data Analysis
up arrow 31%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 40%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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