Average Program Project Manager Salary

$85,569
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,147
Bonus
$3,300
Commission
$4,350
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The average salary for a Program Project Manager is $85,569.
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$51k
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$86k
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$131k
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What Do Program Project Managers Do?

Program Project Manager Tasks
  • Work with all stakeholders to articulate do-able goals, requirements, and schedule.
  • Design, facilitate, and deploy internal and external initiatives to increase visibility or revenue.
  • Create, share, and update project plans and communicate status to clients and management.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical, vendor, and personnel issues with respect to timelines.

Job Satisfaction for Program Project Manager

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Popular Employer Salaries for Program Project Manager

The top respondents for the job title Program Project Manager are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, Dell, Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Reported salaries are highest at Intel Corporation where the average pay is $111,482. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Citibank and Dell, Inc., earning around $106,000 and $96,677, respectively. Hewlett Packard Enterprise pays the lowest at around $78,508. Amazon.com Inc and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $91,352 and $94,000, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Program Project Managers?

Skills in Program Management and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Process Improvement and Project Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Program Project Managers?

An entry-level Program Project Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,067 based on 22 salaries. An early career Program Project Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,759 based on 442 salaries. A mid-career Program Project Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,910 based on 475 salaries. An experienced Program Project Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,834 based on 568 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $113,083.
Employees with Program Project Manager in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 14.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (11.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (6.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (10.4% less), Boston, Massachusetts (6.5% less) and New York, New York (3.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,788 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.2%
Early Career
24.7%
Mid Career
26.6%
Experienced
31.8%
Late Career
15.7%