Mid-Career Technical Program Manager (TPM) Salary

Generous salaries abound for Mid-Career Technical Program Managers , with average pay above six figures ($117K) per year. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Technical Program Managers — including $25K in bonuses and $28K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $80K to $163K depending on individual performance. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Mid-Career Technical Program Managers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 81 percent. Almost all get medical and dental insurance, and a large number get vision plans, too. For the most part, Mid-Career Technical Program Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$78,534 - $147,468
MEDIAN: $117,370

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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.
$78,534 - $147,468  
$2,000 - $25,173  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $27,500  
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).
$80,305 - $163,238  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 248
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Although salaries only range from $137K to just $185K, Google, Inc. still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $160K.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $112K to just $172K — but Amazon.com Inc offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $141K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $123,328

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With a pay rate for Mid-Career Technical Program Managers that is 19 percent greater than the national average, Mountain View offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Mid-Career Technical Program Managers will also find cushy salaries in Cupertino (+16 percent) and San Francisco (+15 percent). Mid-Career Technical Program Managers in Boston earn salaries far below the national average by 27 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Workers in New York and San Jose earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (6 percent less).

Key Stats for Technical Program Manager (TPM)


19 %
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Technical Program Manager (TPM) Salaries


Software Development

Software Architecture

Agile Software Development

Product Development


National Average

Risk Management / Risk Control

Microsoft Office

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.


19 %
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
dental benefits
None: 5%