Average Sr. Program Manager, Software Applications Salary

$135,086
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$15,129
Bonus
$9,949
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The average salary for a Sr. Program Manager, Software Applications is $135,086.
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MEDIAN $135,086
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Salary
$99k - $166k
Bonus
$5k - $31k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $25k
Total Pay
$103k - $190k

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Job Description for Sr. Program Manager, Software Applications

Sr. Program Manager, Software Applications Tasks
  • Plan, design, schedule and coordinate software development.
  • Work with software developers and quality assurance testers to produce the software.
  • Understand user conceptual requirements and needs.
  • Translate user requirements into software specifications, resource estimates, and schedules.

Popular Employer Salaries for Sr. Program Manager, Software Applications

The top respondents for the job title Sr. Program Manager, Software Applications are from the companies Microsoft Corp, Amazon.com Inc and General Electric Co (GE). Reported salaries are highest at Google, Inc. where the average pay is $164,848. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Adobe Systems Incorporated and Microsoft Corp, earning around $155,329 and $145,498, respectively. EMC Corporation pays the lowest at around $125,136. Zillow, Inc. and Amazon.com Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $129,091 and $131,309, respectively.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Sr. Program Manager, Software Applications

Skills in Program Management, Agile Software Development, Strategic Project Management and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Program Manager, Software Applications

An early career Sr. Program Manager, Software Applications with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $112,973 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Sr. Program Manager, Software Applications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $130,044 based on 127 salaries. An experienced Sr. Program Manager, Software Applications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $136,994 based on 455 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $142,125.
Employees with Sr. Program Manager, Software Applications in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 18.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (11.1% more) and San Francisco, California (9.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 861 survey responses.
Early Career
4.6%
Mid Career
14.8%
Experienced
52.8%
Late Career
27.8%