Vice President (VP), Program Management Salary

An average Program Management VP in the United States can expect to take home roughly $139K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Male Program Management VPs are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 51 percent of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The majority of Program Management VPs claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$87,827 - $197,443
$88K
$140K
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MEDIAN: $139,077
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Salary $87,827 - $197,443
Bonus $4,919 - $57,907
Profit Sharing $8,139
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$88,957 - $222,387
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 128

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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Program Management

A vice president (VP) of program management is responsible for ensuring that all programs are developed and carried out in line with company standards. They are also in charge of making sure that all new programs are on their development schedule and remain within their budget, as well as making sure that the development team is working in a safe, clean environment that is conductive to a positive workflow. Additionally, the vice president of program management must provide annual staffing and budget plans and quarterly updates to the company's senior management team. They may also serve in a direct supervisory role, providing feedback, instruction, and discipline for staff under their supervision.

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Vice President (VP), Program Management Tasks

  • Create, measure, and communicate program plans, milestones, and metrics, including budgets.
  • Enforce policies around documentation and standardization of programs and products.
  • Track and analyze issues, risks, and costs, and then proactively address and mitigate.
  • Manage process from development through production to customer relations, and create stable, effective methodologies.

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Pay by Experience Level for Vice President (VP), Program Management

Pay by Experience for a Vice President (VP), Program Management has a positive trend. An entry-level Vice President (VP), Program Management with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Vice President (VP), Program Management with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $124,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Vice President (VP), Program Management which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 78 salaries. A Vice President (VP), Program Management with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $172,000 based on 47 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $153,884

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Program Management VPs, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 14 percent greater than the national average. Program Management VPs in Washington take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 41 percent less than the national average. Employers in Dallas and New York also lean toward paying below-median salaries (29 percent lower and 13 percent lower, respectively).

Vice President (VP), Program Management Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Vice President (VP), Program Management?

Vice President (VP), Program Management in Raleigh:
"Limited Potential."
There is little opportunity for promotion in this location.

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Key Stats for Vice President (VP), Program Management

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
39%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Program Management Salaries

▲12%

National Average
$154,000

▼9%

▼20%

Entry-Level
▼43%

Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Program Management Salaries

National Average
$154,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 4%
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