The average salary for a Program Manager, Engineering in San Jose, California is $140,581.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Program Manager, Engineering
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Popular Skills for Program Manager, Engineering
Risk Management / Risk Control
Skills in Program Management, Team Leadership, Product Development and Risk Management / Risk Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.
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 $119,951 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Program Manager, Engineering with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $128,317 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Program Manager, Engineering with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $146,005 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $155,969.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Program Manager, Engineering in their job title in Cupertino, California earn an average of 1.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Troy, Michigan (30.2% less), Detroit, Michigan (25.2% less) and Seattle, Washington (15.1% less).
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