Average Program Manager, Engineering Salary in San Jose, California

$140,581
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$15,594
Bonus
$25,000
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The average salary for a Program Manager, Engineering in San Jose, California is $140,581.
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$105k
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$141k
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$172k
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MEDIAN $140,581
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Salary
$105k - $172k
Bonus
$6k - $37k
Profit Sharing
$15k - $60k
Total Pay
$109k - $202k

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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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Career Paths

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Program Manager, Engineering
Project Manager, Engineering
Technical Program Manager (TPM)
Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Program Manager, Engineering

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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 77 survey responses.
Early Career
11.7%
Mid Career
16.9%
Experienced
41.6%
Late Career
29.9%