Mid-Career Technical Program Manager (TPM) Salary

Mid-Career Technical Program Managers receive generous compensation — earning an average of $112K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. With some bonuses approaching $21K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $20K, overall incomes of Mid-Career Technical Program Managers spread between $79K and $153K depending on individual performance. In this profession, almost all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a large number have vision insurance, as well. Most Mid-Career Technical Program Managers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Mid-Career Technical Program Managers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 82 percent. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$76,650 - $141,129
MEDIAN: $111,908

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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.
$76,650 - $141,129  
$992 - $21,389  
Profit Sharing
$2,897 - $19,866  
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).
$78,563 - $152,853  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 370
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Pay Difference by Location

Mountain View is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Technical Program Managers, 17 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Technical Program Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+17 percent), Cupertino (+10 percent), Seattle (+5 percent), and Bellevue (+3 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Technical Program Manager's salary, with New York Mid-Career Technical Program Managers earning salaries that are 30 percent less than the national average.

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Software Architecture
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Program Management
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National Average

Microsoft Office
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Product Development
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Project Management
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Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 5%

Software Development
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.


18 %
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 86% employee benefits None: 2%