Entry-Level Program Project Manager Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Program Project Managers is around $66K annually. Overall cash earnings for Entry-Level Program Project Managers stretch from $43K on the lower end to $102K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $14K from bonuses and $20K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Female Entry-Level Program Project Managers survey participants are more prevalent than men — 61 percent of professionals. For the most part, Entry-Level Program Project Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$43,445 - $96,928
$43K
$66K
$97K
MEDIAN: $66,243
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$15.64 - $49.48
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MEDIAN: $25.42
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$0$103K
Salary $43,445 - $96,928
Bonus $299.50 - $13,178
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,365
Commission $6,000
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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$43,168 - $103,144
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 869
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $15.64 - $49.48
Hourly Tips $0.83
Overtime $16.85 - $59.53
Annual Data $0$103K
Bonus $299.50 - $13,178
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,365
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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$43,168 - $103,144
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 78

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Popular Employer Salaries for Program Project Manager


For Entry-Level Program Project Managers, comfortable salaries can be found at Dell, Inc.; in fact, median earnings sit around $84K, the highest in the area.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $66,875

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Program Project Managers, 27 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Program Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+16 percent), Los Angeles (+10 percent), Seattle (+9 percent), and Raleigh (+7 percent). Salt Lake City is the lowest-paying area, 18 percent south of the national average. Employers pay around 12 percent less in Atlanta and 9 percent less in Portland, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Program Project Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Program Project Manager in Cary:
Define responsibilities well. Ensure prioritization of program work is measured.

Program Project Manager in Saint Charles:
"Tired of entering in these questions."
Stop asking so many questions.

Program Project Manager in Somerset:
"Start with the pay."
Do your research on pay.

Program Project Manager in Washington:
"Keep Learning."
Technology changes at fast pace. Gain new certifications and look for ways to get hands on experience in programming, applications, networking, telecommunications, areas of the business so that you can stay relevant in the workplace.

Program Project Manager in Livermore:
"Relationship with all fields, learn from others, listen."
Listen to the experienced and include all fields to get buy in so you work as a team. Be open to learn in all fields and be helpful and considerate.

Program Project Manager in Bentonville:
"Smile."
Have a personal enter action.

Program Project Manager in Boston:
"Project management."
The most important skill needed are people skills because you have to have the ability to get people to do work for you who do not report to you.

Key Stats for Program Project Manager

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 173 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
26%
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Skills That Affect Program Project Manager Salaries






Business Development
▼0%

National Average
$67,000


▼1%


Project Management
▼3%





▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 173 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 11%
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