Entry-Level Program Project Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Program Project Manager is $60,445 per year. A skill in Operations Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Program Project Manager Total Pay (?
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$39,659 - $93,414
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Entry-Level Program Project Manager Total Pay (?
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$13.34 - $42.27
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,659 - $93,414  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,046  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $12,255  
Commission
$1,750 - $22,500  
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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$38,135 - $97,470  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,526
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.34 - $42.27  
   
Overtime
$18.09 - $50.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,046  
   
Commission
$1,750 - $22,500  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $12,255  
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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$38,135 - $97,470  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,526
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Pay Difference By Location
San Jose
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Seattle
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San Diego
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Dallas
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Houston
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San Francisco
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Atlanta
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New York
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National Average
$61,000
Boston
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Austin
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Salt Lake City
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Los Angeles
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Indianapolis
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Program Project Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Program Project Manager in Minneapolis:
"Communicate, Communicate, Communicate."
There is no such thing as over-communication. Keeping all project and program stakeholders updated on key components is extremely critical to being a successful Program and Project Manager.
Program Project Manager in Boulder:
"Negotiate First."
Negotiate your salary first, as well as performance metric based bonus that can be measured. If you do not negotiate well, bonus will be based on nebulous terms.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Program Project Manager Salaries

Operations Management
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Strategic Project Management
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Team Leadership
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Leadership
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Strategic Planning
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Project Management
up arrow 4%
Budget Management
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Business Development
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Data Analysis
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Process Improvement
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Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$61,000
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Microsoft Office
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Organizing
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Gender
Female
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female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 12%
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