Average Program Manager, Engineering Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$108,769
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,000
Bonus
$10,000
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The average salary for a Program Manager, Engineering in Chicago, Illinois is $108,769.
10%
$77k
MEDIAN
$109k
90%
$143k
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Salary
$77k - $143k
Bonus
$4k - $26k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$70k - $156k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Program Manager, Engineering

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

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 $80,473 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Program Manager, Engineering with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,488 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Program Manager, Engineering with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $117,371.
Employees with Program Manager, Engineering in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 33.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cupertino, California (30.7% more) and San Diego, California (22.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Detroit, Michigan (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Early Career
16.1%
Mid Career
16.1%
Experienced
35.5%
Late Career
32.3%