A Technical Project Manager earns an average salary of $83,577 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Agile and Software Development.
Technical Project Manager Total Pay (?
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$53,220 - $120,786
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Technical Project Manager Total Pay (?
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$17.22 - $69.07
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,220 - $120,786  
   
Bonus
$483.35 - $15,149  
Profit Sharing
$721 - $10,401  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,217  
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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$52,360 - $130,353  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,075
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.22 - $69.07  
   
Overtime
$24.38 - $67.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$483.35 - $15,149  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,217  
Profit Sharing
$721 - $10,401  
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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$52,360 - $130,353  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,075
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Job Description for Technical Project Manager
The principal role of a technical project manager is to develop and maintain a technology project plan, which outlines a project's tasks, milestone dates, status, and allocation of resources to stakeholders and other interested parties. The technical project manager is responsible for clearly defining and quantifying each step, as well as establishing concrete deadlines for each project milestone and deliverable. To this end, they have must have a demonstrated ability to anticipate problems and to find resolutions before that problem can derail a major milestone or deliverable. Since the typical project has a long life cycle, the technical project manager handles all of the complex aspects of the project; these aspects may be subject to constant change to accommodate market and economic conditions that directly affect implementation costs, market viability, and the organization’s potential profit or loss on the project.
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Technical Project Manager Tasks
  • Adhere to budgets and keep projects on track for successful completion within specification.
  • Create technical documentation as needed and report on progress of project.
  • Plan and coordinate project schedules, goals and milestones and make project assignments.
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Experience Affects Technical Project Manager Salaries

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$87,000

Skills That Affect Technical Project Manager Salaries

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Gender
Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%
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