$103,059
Avg. Salary
$38.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$9,796

Bonus

$6,110

Profit Sharing

$25,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Program Manager, Computer Software is $38.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Program Manager, Computer Software is $103,059 per year.

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$15.85
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MEDIAN $103,059
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$0$155K
Salary $64,774 - $141,928
Bonus $1,508 - $20,925
Profit Sharing $9.79 - $20,729
Commission $25,000
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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$64,359 - $155,760
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 788
Hourly Data $0$64
Hourly Rate $15.85 - $64.37
Overtime $58.46
Annual Data $0$155K
Bonus $1,508 - $20,925
Commission $25,000
Profit Sharing $9.79 - $20,729
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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$64,359 - $155,760
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

Job Description for Program Manager, Computer Software

A computer software program manager is responsible for developing software products, managing the development process, and helping with product launches. They work at all points in the project cycle and oversee the members of the program/project team, ensuring that all deadlines are met and goals are reached. Substantial testing is required to ensure software is ready for the market, and the program manager oversees this testing to ensure it is rigorous and successful. In all tasks, computer software program managers must manage the product development cycle to properly manage the concerns of project leads. For instance, if the software is not fully compatible with the hardware or there are significant features bugs, the program manager must work with hardware leads to resolve the issue in a timely manner. The program manager must also establish a viable schedule for hardware platform integration and development.

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Program Manager, Computer Software Pay By Employer

$0$169K

Microsoft Corp
60 profiles
$117,400

Amazon.com Inc
24 profiles
$100,135

Google, Inc.
10 profiles
$104,306

Common Career Paths for Program Manager, Computer Software


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Computer Software Program Managers may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Product Management Director. The latter position pays an average of $140K annually. Going from Computer Software Program Manager to Senior Program Manager of Software Applications is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $129K. Many others choose to work as Product Manager of Softwares, where pay is typically $92K.

Program Manager, Computer Software Job Listings

Popular Skills for Program Manager, Computer Software


Survey results imply that Computer Software Program Managers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Agile Software Development, SQL, Program Management, and Agile are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 9 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Access, Windows Operating System General Use, and HTML. Most people skilled in Program Management are similarly competent in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Program Manager, Computer Software

Pay by Experience for a Program Manager, Computer Software has a positive trend. An entry-level Program Manager, Computer Software with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 160 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Program Manager, Computer Software with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 152 salaries. An experienced Program Manager, Computer Software which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 139 salaries. A Program Manager, Computer Software with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 48 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $109,329

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

Home to some of the best pay for Computer Software Program Managers, Mountain View offers exceptional salaries, 21 percent above the national average. Computer Software Program Managers will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+13 percent), New York (+12 percent), Redmond (+11 percent), and Los Angeles (+10 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 15 percent south of the national average, can be found in Denver. Employers pay around 12 percent less in Atlanta and 8 percent less in Bellevue, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Program Manager, Computer Software Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Program Manager, Computer Software?

Program Manager, Computer Software in San Diego:
"Working San Diego Casual."
Pros: The work hard, play hard vibe
Cons: Compensation

Program Manager, Computer Software:
BAI is a great place to work with excellent leadership. The pay is appropriate and the customer support at Corporate is extremely responsive. Whether you're working on the direct support to government side or the commercial side, BAI employs seasoned professionals who are all great to work with. This was my second tour with BAI, I formerly worked an additional 15 years with the company in various roles and locations...you will find BAI very flexible!

Program Manager, Computer Software in Mountain View:
"Compensation analysis."
Pros: Team environment
Cons: The commute

Program Manager, Computer Software in San Jose:
"Silicon Valley Tech PGM."
Pros: It's the Bay Area, surrounded by other bright people
Cons: The congestion.

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Key Stats for Program Manager, Computer Software

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 136 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Program Manager, Computer Software Salaries

▲19%

▲10%

▲2%

National Average
$109,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Program Manager, Computer Software Salaries



SQL
▲6%

▲5%


C++
▲3%

UNIX
▲2%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲2%


National Average
$109,000

Visual Basic (VB)
▼1%



▼12%


Microsoft Access
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 5%