Average Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace Salary

$111,245
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,013
Bonus
$6,500
Commission
$3,750
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The average salary for a Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace is $111,245.
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$70k
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$111k
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$156k
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What Do Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospaces Do?

Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace Tasks
  • Manage the implementation, coordination and reporting for programs or contracts.
  • Track program costs.
  • Manage staffing and successful performance of team members.
  • Develop timelines for the program.

Job Satisfaction for Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace

3.9 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace

The top respondents for the job title Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace are from the companies Northrop Grumman Corporation, L-3 Communications and Lockheed Martin Corp. Reported salaries are highest at The Boeing Company where the average pay is $157,914. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Northrop Grumman Corporation and Raytheon Co., earning around $135,095 and $132,720, respectively. Rockwell Collins, Inc. pays the lowest at around $106,251. UTC Aerospace Systems and L-3 Communications also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $119,508 and $124,053, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospaces?

Skills in Program Management, Leadership and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Project Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospaces?

An entry-level Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $76,429 based on 23 salaries. An early career Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,379 based on 320 salaries. A mid-career Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,089 based on 424 salaries. An experienced Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,301 based on 732 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,670.
Employees with Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 30.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Irvine, California (16.6% more) and San Diego, California (13.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (4.8% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,060 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.1%
Early Career
15.5%
Mid Career
20.6%
Experienced
35.5%
Late Career
27.2%