Mid-Career Technical Program Manager (TPM) Salary

Mid-Career Technical Program Managers receive generous compensation — earning an average of $114K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Technical Program Managers — including $22K in bonuses and $30K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $79K to $154K depending on individual performance. Men make up the vast majority of Mid-Career Technical Program Managers (81 percent) who took the survey. Nearly all claim medical and dental insurance and most get vision coverage. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$77,252 - $142,855
MEDIAN: $113,631

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
$77,252 - $142,855  
$1,001 - $22,259  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $30,000  
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).
$78,721 - $154,433  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 391
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $120,547

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San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Technical Program Managers, 20 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Technical Program Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Mountain View (+18 percent), Cupertino (+10 percent), Seattle (+3 percent), and Bellevue (+2 percent). Mid-Career Technical Program Managers in New York take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 31 percent less than the national average.

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Skills That Affect Technical Program Manager (TPM) Salaries

Software Architecture
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Program Management
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National Average

Project Management
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Product Development
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Microsoft Office
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Risk Management / Risk Control
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Software Development
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.


19 %
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
medical benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 3%