Average Early-Career Program Manager, Engineering Salary

$89,444
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,208
Bonus
$4,966
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The average salary for an Early-Career Program Manager, Engineering is $89,444.
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$62k
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$89k
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$125k
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MEDIAN $89,444
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Salary
$62k - $125k
Bonus
$2k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $23k
Total Pay
$63k - $133k

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Job Description for Program Manager, Engineering

Program Manager, Engineering Tasks
  • Coordinate projects, budgets, proposals, and contracts throughout the organization.
  • Prepare and review documentation including policies, templates, specifications and technical reports.
  • Manage customer expectations, documenting requirements and changes, creating proposals and modifying bids.
  • Develop and train engineers in testing protocols and quality control measures.

Popular Employer Salaries for Program Manager, Engineering

The top respondents for the job title Program Manager, Engineering are from the companies Microsoft Corp, Apple Computer, Inc and Medtronic, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Apple Computer, Inc where the average pay is $135,968. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Microsoft Corp and Amazon.com Inc, earning around $117,074 and $99,645, respectively. Plastikon Industries pays the lowest at around $79,888. Medtronic, Inc. and Google, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $84,680 and $99,000, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Program Manager, Engineering. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Program Manager, Engineering
Project Manager, Engineering
Technical Program Manager (TPM)
Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace
More common (> 20%)
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Program Manager, Engineering

Skills in Program Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design, Product Development, Team Leadership and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Program Manager, Engineering

An entry-level Program Manager, Engineering with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $77,662 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Program Manager, Engineering with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,271 based on 575 salaries. An experienced Program Manager, Engineering with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $119,732 based on 969 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $129,610.
Employees with Program Manager, Engineering in their job title in Cupertino, California earn an average of 52.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (24.7% more) and San Francisco, California (22.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Auburn Hills, Michigan (17.9% less), Troy, Michigan (13.9% less) and Detroit, Michigan (11.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,202 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Mid Career
26.1%
Experienced
44.0%
Late Career
28.2%