Average Program Manager, Engineering Salary in Los Angeles, California

$118,701
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The average salary for a Program Manager, Engineering in Los Angeles, California is $118,701.
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MEDIAN $118,701
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$75k - $179k
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$73k - $192k

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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)
Project Manager, Engineering
Senior Program Manager (Unspecified Type...
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Popular Skills for Program Manager, Engineering

Skills in Program Management, Project Management, Team Leadership and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $84,000 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Program Manager, Engineering with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,967 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Program Manager, Engineering with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,500 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $163,000.
Employees with Program Manager, Engineering in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 20.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cupertino, California (19.6% more) and San Diego, California (12.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Detroit, Michigan (12.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Early Career
17.2%
Mid Career
20.7%
Experienced
41.4%
Late Career
20.7%