$111,331
Avg. Salary
$65.56
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$10,154

Profit Sharing

$5,112

Commission

$6,500

The average pay for a Program Manager, IT is $65.56 per hour.

The average pay for a Program Manager, IT is $111,331 per year.

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MEDIAN $66
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MEDIAN $111,331
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MEDIAN: $111,331
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$35.34 - $98.98
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$0$161K
Salary $72,836 - $146,203
Bonus $1,992 - $22,865
Profit Sharing $497 - $15,643
Commission $6,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$75,640 - $161,734
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,061
Hourly Data $0$122
Hourly Rate $35.34 - $98.98
Overtime $21.00 - $122
Annual Data $0$161K
Bonus $1,992 - $22,865
Commission $6,500
Profit Sharing $497 - $15,643
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$75,640 - $161,734
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 264

Job Description for Program Manager, IT

An information technology (IT) program manager is an administrative position for a company with an IT department. This position incorporates elements of managerial work and technical skill, with the manager directing a team of IT specialists. A typical day for an IT program manager include meetings with subordinates, general oversight of the IT workspace, and collaboration with other departments.

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Program Manager, IT Tasks

  • Develop and maintain plans, policies, and procedures for all project phases.
  • May drive and participate in design, development and implementation.
  • Work closely with developers and testers to ensure functional designs and also assigns duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority to project personnel.

Program Manager, IT Pay By Employer

$0$178K

Amazon.com Inc
42 profiles
$91,065

Microsoft Corp
40 profiles
$104,785

$105,477

Nordstrom, Inc.
24 profiles
$92,520

$118,534

Google, Inc.
15 profiles
$118,711

$90,234

$72,398

$104,796

Humana, Inc.
10 profiles
$104,505

Common Career Paths for Program Manager, IT


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In very rare cases, certain IT Program Managers become IT Senior Program Managers. The second group earns a median annual income of $135K, which is a little higher. Going from IT Program Manager to Information Technology Director is the transition that occurs most often in this field, and the average paycheck for Information Technology Directors is $103K. Many others choose to work as Directors of Information Technology Program Management, where pay is typically $131K.

Program Manager, IT Job Listings

Popular Skills for Program Manager, IT


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Project, Strategic Project Management, Risk Management / Risk Control, and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 7 percent. Most people experienced in Program Management also know Strategic Project Management and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Program Manager, IT

Pay by Experience for a Program Manager, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Program Manager, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 319 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Program Manager, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 496 salaries. An experienced Program Manager, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 954 salaries. A Program Manager, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $132,000 based on 332 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $118,283

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

IT Program Managers will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 22 percent. IT Program Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+12 percent), Boston (+10 percent), Washington (+9 percent), and San Francisco (+8 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Raleigh, 17 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Seattle and Houston (12 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Program Manager, IT Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Program Manager, IT?

Program Manager, IT in Cincinnati:
"Great benefits."
Pros: Great Benefits, Good People, love the job.
Cons: Bad customer, lots of changes, processes.

Program Manager, IT in Orlando:
"IBM GS - overall a good place to work."
Pros: Knowledge base. I work with some amazing people, and there is a plethora of resources. Opportunities. If you want to move within the company, there are plenty of opportunities.
Cons: Easy to get overwhelmed. The company will take full advantage of you.

Program Manager, IT in Houston:
"Empowered to suceed."
Pros: Telecommuting, travel and versatile job assignments.
Cons: Layoffs.

Program Manager, IT in Eagan:
"Wipro review feedback."
Pros: It is very challenging and offer various programs.
Cons: Salary is very bad and pay below market rate. It's hierarchical pyramid organization.

Program Manager, IT in Fairfax Station:
"Budgeting and project mgmt."
Get certified in security, project management, Six Sigma, Network Management.

Program Manager, IT in McLean:
"If you don't love it, it isn't for you."
Don't take it personally.

Program Manager, IT in Kansas City:
"Retail Tax Office Technology."
Pros: Scope of responsibility, expansive group of offices, quality leadership with solid support, major initiatives, rapidly changing environment,
Cons: Adjusting to rapidly changing priorities.

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Key Stats for Program Manager, IT

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 439 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Program Manager, IT Salaries

▲12%

▲4%

National Average
$118,000

▼8%

▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 439 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 12%