The average salary for a Program Manager, Engineering in Chicago, Illinois is $108,769.
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Job Description for Program Manager, Engineering
An engineering project manager coordinates all technical activities of assigned programs. This responsibility includes planning, scheduling, and managing personnel and engineering work to ensure effective coordination of projects. Additionally, the engineering project manager is responsible for the monitoring engineering work for compliance to industry standards, company practices, and customer specifications. The engineering project manager must possess sufficient technical knowledge of their p…Read more
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.
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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).
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