Technical Program Manager (TPM) Salary (United States)

A Technical Program Manager (TPM) earns an average salary of $111,046 per year. A skill in Java is associated with high pay for this job.
Technical Program Manager (TPM) Total Pay (?
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$75,220 - $146,982
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MEDIAN: $111,045
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Technical Program Manager (TPM) Total Pay (?
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$26.18 - $78.71
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MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$75,220 - $146,982  
   
Bonus
$972 - $22,567  
Profit Sharing
$2,457 - $20,645  
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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$78,289 - $160,019  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 915
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$26.18 - $78.71  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $116.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$972 - $22,567  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,457 - $20,645  
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).
)
$78,289 - $160,019  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 915
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Job Description for Technical Program Manager (TPM)

Technical program managers (TPMs) are in charge of handling all aspects of technical projects for their organization. They are responsible for initiating programs, following their progress, and serving as support providers in case issues arise. They coordinate efforts among workers and outside vendors, as well as develop effective schedules and suggest action items that still need to be complete to successfully complete the project.
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Technical Program Manager (TPM) Tasks
  • Provide technical leadership, but not line management of cross functional teams.
  • Drive new products and features through the development process.
  • Review and test code to ensure it works properly.
  • Gather and create product requirements and specificiations.
  • Make sure project meets deadlines and is completed within budget.

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Pay Difference By Location

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San Jose
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Santa Clara
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National Average
$119,000
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Los Angeles
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Minneapolis
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Experience Affects Technical Program Manager (TPM) Salaries

National Average
$119,000

Skills That Affect Technical Program Manager (TPM) Salaries

Java
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Software Architecture
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Program Management
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Microsoft Office
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SQL
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Project Management
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Product Development
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National Average
$119,000
Agile
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Gender

Female
19%
female alumni
 
Male
81%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 4%
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