Average Program Manager, Engineering Salary in San Diego, California

$132,921
Avg. Salary
$0
Bonus
$4,400
Commission
$5,120
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The average salary for a Program Manager, Engineering in San Diego, California is $132,921.
10%
$97k
10%
$133k
50%
$168k
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MEDIAN $132,921
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Salary
$97k - $168k
Profit Sharing
$5k - $20k
Commission
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$100k - $194k

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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.

Career Paths

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Program Manager, Engineering
Technical Program Manager (TPM)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Program Manager, Engineering

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

Pay by Experience Level for Program Manager, Engineering

An early career Program Manager, Engineering with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $103,310 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Program Manager, Engineering with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,657 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Program Manager, Engineering with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $136,444 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $155,717.
Employees with Program Manager, Engineering in their job title in Cupertino, California earn an average of 7.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Troy, Michigan (26.1% less), Detroit, Michigan (20.9% less) and Seattle, Washington (10.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 49 survey responses.
Early Career
10.2%
Mid Career
10.2%
Experienced
44.9%
Late Career
34.7%