Average Senior Program Manager, IT Salary

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The average salary for a Senior Program Manager, IT is $135,148.
MEDIAN $135,148
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$101k - $166k
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$107k - $188k

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Job Description for Senior Program Manager, IT

Senior Program Manager, IT Tasks
  • Direct and evaluate project vision and strategy.
  • Perform project completion and team management, defining and driving project deliverables and facilitating project team meetings.
  • Manage all phases of the software development lifecycle.
  • Maximize profitability through client consulting and collaboratively working with a development team.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Program Manager, IT

3.8 out of 5
Highly Satisfied

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Program Manager, IT

The top respondents for the job title Senior Program Manager, IT are from the companies Microsoft Corp, Amazon.com Inc and Kaiser Permanente. Reported salaries are highest at CSRA Inc. where the average pay is $155,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Kaiser Permanente and Microsoft Corp, earning around $149,326 and $144,664, respectively. AT&T Inc. pays the lowest at around $113,012. Dell, Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $130,885 and $133,426, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Senior Program Manager, IT

Skills in Leadership and IT Consulting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Project Management, Project Management and Program Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Program Manager, IT

An early career Senior Program Manager, IT with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $111,741 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Senior Program Manager, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $129,381 based on 158 salaries. An experienced Senior Program Manager, IT with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $136,265 based on 828 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $139,549.
Employees with Senior Program Manager, IT in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 11.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.7% more) and San Francisco, California (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (3.5% less), Dallas, Texas (1.0% less) and Seattle, Washington (0.9% less).

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