The average salary for a Program Manager, IT in Australia is AU$150,407.
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Job Description for Program Manager, IT
An information technology (IT) program manager is an administrative position for a company with an IT department. This position incorporates elements of managerial work and technical skill, with the manager directing a team of IT specialists. A typical day for an IT program manager include meetings with subordinates, general oversight of the IT workspace, and collaboration with other departments. Because of the nature of the department and the type of tasks that are performed, the IT program ma…Read more
Program Manager, IT Tasks
- Work closely with developers and testers to ensure functional designs and also assigns duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority to project personnel.
- May drive and participate in design, development and implementation.
- Develop and maintain plans, policies, and procedures for all project phases.
Popular Employer Salaries for Program Manager, IT
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Popular Skills for Program Manager, IT
Strategic Project Management
Skills in Program Management, People Management and Strategic Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership and Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Program Manager, IT
An early career Program Manager, IT with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$132,386 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Program Manager, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$140,570 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Program Manager, IT with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$151,578 based on 109 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$165,468.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Program Manager, IT in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 9.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (5.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (6.9% less), Perth, Western Australia (4.1% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (2.1% less).
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